Winners and Losers

No rain for at least two months and it feels as if we are surrounded by death and destruction. So what is doing well?

Insect (and spider) life seems ok
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We have heard grasshoppers in our meadow for the first time and it is nice to see Large White
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and Small White
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caterpillars enjoying themselves in the polytunnel
As, in any conditions, all polytunnel water is provided by us we can take credit for these swellings
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but somehow the Runner Beans are sucking up something to start their crop
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Having constructed a state of the art Autumn Juvenile Hedgehog Care Home last year we have let it be known we can accommodate the young hogs that are definitely losers in the drought. Today we have a referral from the vets
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an active yougster
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Two days into her trial, Jess reckons she will be a winner
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Plus, the landing pad is progressing
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