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Introducing our new trustee

Tell us a bit about yourself  I love to be outdoors as much as possible! Probably because my job in healthcare research keeps me close to a desk. Be it wild camping up in the lakes, cycling in the peaks, or digging in my allotment – I’m there! I find natural light, fresh air, physical activity and birdsong…

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Gardening myths by Rob Wood (Trustee)

On one of the first occasions I met Charlie Wesson, STAA’s oldest trustee, I was carrying a bundle of the last of the rhubarb on my plot and he told me quite firmly “They say if you eat all those you’re going to die”. What Charlie was referring to was the belief that eating rhubarb in late Spring or Summer was dangerous because of…