Putting the Burms to Bed

Putting the Burms to Bed

I remember as a child that you couldn’t dig the soil without a profusion of earth-worms being raised to the surface. The blackbird, watching patiently from the nearby hedge and the Robin, hopping from vantage point to vantage point were also in attendance; both anticipating a sumptuous lunch once the two-legs had cleared off.
Sue sat cross-legged on the edge of the lawn, systematically poking her finger into the soil

Plants are Great Gardeners

Plants are Great Gardeners - Ectomycorrhizae

Our Story Begins…… 470 million years ago, when the first larger organisms started to colonise the land. The first pioneers were lichens – an association between a fungus and a photobiont (an algae and/or cyanobacteria). Like all fungi, lichen-fungi require carbon as a food source; this is provided in the form of simple sugars by … Read more

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