Forget ice cream and sunscreen, it's the scent of Mike Swan's elderflower cordial that will remind you of many summers to come.
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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…
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.