Author: Claire Fleetneedle
Last year I noticed we had a frog in the front garden. I would often see it at night while I was watering and would say ‘hello’ as it sat looking up at me.Read the full story..
In her Growing up North series for Northern Soul, our Gardening Correspondent Claire Fleetneedle looks at the unique challenges faced by gardeners up North and shares tips, ideas and horticultural happenings across the region.Read the full story..
I’ll not lie, Christine Walkden is my favourite TV gardener.Read the full story..
In a new series for Northern Soul, our Gardening Correspondent Claire Fleetneedle looks at the unique challenges faced by gardeners up North and shares tips, ideas and horticultural happenings across the region.Read the full story..
“I’m just Kris the plumber from Salford.” Kris Hitchen, star of the new Ken Loach film, talks to Northern Soul
I first met Kris Hitchen when he fitted my shower.Read the full story..
Embellish with Relish, written by the co-founder of the Hawkshead Relish Company Marie Whitehead, is a treat.Read the full story..
Since cultivating my bee garden, I’ve grown increasingly interested in the life cycle of bees. I’ve fancied doing a beekeeping course for ages so I was over the moon to be able to visit the hives at Manchester Cathedral.Read the full story..
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