Delights!

Delights!

The flower bio-diversity in the meadows round our olive trees increases each year to the delight of the bees and butterflies … …and to ladybirds in the veg patch, the garderner’s ally. (thanks to Eric Gabiot for his brilliant photos of...
Annual Grass Cut

Annual Grass Cut

We started cutting the grass on the fields around the olive trees on 30th May and so far so good! The trick is to do it when the grass won’t grow again, because everything dries out in the summer heat, so we only have to do it once a year. Cutting the grass eliminates the woody weeds which year by year gradually get smothered by the grass – at least, that is the...

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