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BEE SAFE: If you're worried about pets and pollinators, don't use chemicals, whatever their source.

GARDENING: Growing runner beans

RUNNER beans are the quintessential summer crop, however, the reality is often a glut (and your family gets sick of them) or no pods at all.

BEE SAFE: If you're worried about pets and pollinators, don't use chemicals, whatever their source.

GARDENING: Why going organic isn’t always better

THERE’S a lot of confusion about using so-called ‘organic’ chemicals in the garden and their effect on bees, pets and pollinators.

BEE SAFE: If you're worried about pets and pollinators, don't use chemicals, whatever their source.

GARDENING: Jobs for the weekend, April 10-12

DEADHEAD daffodils, but let the leaves die down naturally, to store food for next season’s display.

BEE SAFE: If you're worried about pets and pollinators, don't use chemicals, whatever their source.

GARDENING: Review of the One-Pot Gourmet Gardener

LITERALLY from pot to pot – that’s the idea behind Cinead McTernan’s One-Pot Gourmet Gardener.

The Guide rss

Sting

REVIEW: Sting, The Last Ship, Sage Gateshead

STING soared at a trio of special home-coming gigs which paid a remarkable musical homage to shipbuilding.

MAKING A STIR: Former Seaham Hall chefs Lee Hardy, left, and Toby Marshall at their pop-up restaurant at The Bank, North Terrace, Seaham, watched by Selinda Kahlon.

Pop-up street food restaurant is a hit at bar

A BAR has become top of the pops after offering customers a flavour of restaurant cuisine.

GOING STATESIDE ... Collabro, starring Jamie Lambert, far right, has signed a �1m recording contract in America.

Britain’s Got Talent! Collabro land US recording contract

BRITAIN’S Got Talent winners Collabro are going Stateside after signing an American recording contract.

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STORNOWAY ... Bonxie (Cooking Vinyl)

ALBUM REVIEW: Stornoway - Bonxie

DESPITE their name, Stornoway hail from Oxford, rather than the Hebridean town, and this is their third album of indie-folk.

ALABAMA SHAKES ... Sound & Colour (Rough Trade)

ALBUM REVIEW: Alabama Shakes - Sound & Colour

ON their emergence three years ago, this Athens, AL quartet were a purist’s dream; exploring the traditions of blues and soul, and marrying that to reverent songwriting.

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