June 2013 Allotment Diary

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Click here to return to Allotments Introduction “Whatever is provided by Nature, the very source of flowers and plants, should be lovingly returned to it. This is the symbolism behind the offering of flowers to God. It also helps to … Continued

Persistent weedkillers

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Is the manure you buy contaminated? At Garden Organic‘s AGM at Ryton we were told of the effects of using Clopyralid, a persistent weedkiller that is often used to remove weeds from lawns. (Verdone is one of the brands containing … Continued

Listening to news

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A recent Radio 4 programme (All in the Mind) reported research that links anxiety and depression to constant listening to the news, and to constant listening to pop music from childhood. See also Teen Music Listening.