Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing.Keen gardener when dodgy back allows and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Latest posts by Dick Roberts (see all)
- Forget the snow and ice, now is the time to get the mower out - January 26, 2015
- Ten top weekend bargains for the savvy gardener - January 23, 2015
- Time to get back in the garden and assess winter’s damage - January 22, 2015
With the huge amounts of rain and milder winter gardens are putting on a very early spurt and if you did not carry out pruning in the autumn, you need to start soon. Twigs and dead growth on shrubs won’t burn well at this time of the year and really need to be shredded and Read more ...