WELL, the hot weather has arrived with a vengeance and plants of all sorts have put on amazing growth, especially those with deep tap roots
Don’t automatically reach for the chemical sprays, because there are plenty of ecological alternatives to ensure that you keep your garden safe for the family, pets and wildlife
Now that Spring is finally here it’s time to get in the garden. Here are our top tips for the month
Rare animals “deliberately killed” by farmers
If bees became extinct today, mankind would follow suit in 2012. Albert Einstein proclaimed this insect the most important factor in our food chain.
… helps us work, rest and play claims prickly BOB MADDOX, who takes a peek at one of Andalucía’s most iconic plants
It is official. The Mediterranean Sea is now the most dangerous place on Earth to swim - that is, if you are a shark
Home to mainland Spain’s highest peaks, the Sierra Nevada is a treasure trove of rare plant life and animals
Man’s misunderstanding of the hornet has led to the insect becoming almost extinct in certain parts of Europe
Anyone who has a country property probably knows well the sticky footed lizards known as geckos.
The size of Switzerland, the region of Extremadura is home to farmland unique to Spain and endangered animals such as the lynx and imperial eagle of Iberia
The wild mountain goats frequently found in herds across the mountain ranges of Andalucia are Spanish Ibex
Clive Muir and Sue Eatock investigate the carob tree, whose seeds are valued by jewellers and goldsmiths
Listed in the Spanish Catalogue of Endangered Species as being in danger of extinction, the Cantabrian brown bear’s existence in Spain is not widely known
Clive Muir and Sue Eatock go peering under rocks and stones to tell us all about the only protected spider in the EU – the Andalucian funnel web
Clive Muir and Sue Eatock tell us hidden dangers lurk behind the beauty of the plant that lines Spain’s dry riverbeds and motorways – the oleander
Bob Maddox admits to his addiction as the south of Spain bursts into a riot of red and green
They came by night. They came by day. Silently slipping over borders, stealthily avoiding detection. Some came by boat, others by plane. Only a few people knew about them. Still less cared.
If you go down to the woods today you might just be in for a big surprise – especially if you have a dog
Ronda ramblers association suing the town hall over series of blocked footpaths
Autumn, a time of change in the Andaluz skies - when the eternal featureless blue of summer begins to give way and the first reliably cloudy days begin to make an appearance
PLANS to build a luxury golf complex on protected woodland have been temporarily postponed after a legal order was issued banning the felling of...