Endangered waders are suffering long-term decline, and little of it well documented. Mike Swan suggests a solution that may allow us to continue to enjoy the magical song of the…
Forget ice cream and sunscreen, it's the scent of Mike Swan's elderflower cordial that will remind you of many summers to come.
Mike Swan advises on the best way to despatch a fish
There are stirrings in the hedgerows as the peak season for first pheasant and then partridge hatching gets under way. With this comes the biggest dilemma in low-ground wild game…
I may be a dyed-in the wool country bumpkin, but sometimes I envy the urban gardener. Life on a town-centre vegetable plot is so pest-free.
There is a widespread myth that to be a successful trapper you need to have inherited generations of skill, learnt at your fathers knee. My father, by whom I was…
In this day and age you can plant a fruit tree at any time; pot-grown plants are available all year at garden centres.
Squirrels in their numbers can be a nuisance, but Mike Swan suggests a different kind of population control- casserole.
Mike Swan shows how some clever handiwork can make the best of nests for welcoming your new feathered house-guests.
Mike Swan explains why bunnies are best when it comes to your morning meal.