On another note:
I had an email from Stafford Sports College asking for support with a planned memorial garden. Too far away from me but if anyone is near and would like to offer help then read my post here
Cases of manure contamination are still cropping up see here so it's still important to take care when acquiring supplies. This is especially important in areas where Forefront weedkiller is used.
If you grow aquilegias then you should read this article in the Telegraph about a 'new' disease,
Including gardening books