Despite recent appearances, Spring is nearly upon us, as Les’s March Column for the Mendip Times assures us!
This month, Les looks back at his youth on Hales Farm, Tickenham where March marked the start of the year’s planting. One Easter Weekend, Les was entrusted with rolling the Spring Barley. However, not all the tools at his disposal were quite up to scratch!
Nowadays, March finds Les itching to get going in the garden, with an expectant robin waiting to see what morsels his spade unearths.
To read the column, click on the image below to go to the Mendip Times website. Best way is to view the magazine on PDF – go to the option ‘the magazine’ on their menu and then click to download the latest copy of the Mendip Times. Les’ column is on page 48 of the March edition: