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)
- Catch the sting in Gonzalo’s tail? Here are 10 top tools to help with the clear-up - October 24, 2014
- Ten terrific deals on British-made Hayter mowers - October 23, 2014
- Three great leaf blowers to tidy up after the gales - October 22, 2014
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 ...