In May we did the Every Flower Counts survey organised by Plantlife. The survey was to count the wild flowers which would have grown in your lawn during No Mow May. Wild flowers on lawns are very important for providing nectar for pollinators like bees and butterflies and other insects because they need it forContinue reading “Every Flower Counts – July”
We were walking in the woods yesterday and we saw lots of piles of grass cuttings and other garden rubbish. People had dumped it there. Some of the piles had bits of plastic, material, used toilet roll and other rubbish too. Dumping rubbish like this is called fly tipping and it hurts the woods. PilesContinue reading “No Fly Tipping!”
I’m going to tell you about four different wild plants that you can eat. Wild Garlic Wild garlic grows in woods in the spring. The best time to collect it is between March and May. My favourite thing to do with it is put it in butter to make garlic bread. Garlic Mustard We usedContinue reading “Wild Foraging In The Spring”
I’m going to tell you about ospreys. Ospreys are a bird of prey that eat fish. There are ospreys in Scotland, England and Wales and they migrate to West Africa for the winter. We’ve seen ospreys in Wales at Dyfi Osprey Project and in England at Rutland Water. My favourite ospreys were Monty and TelynContinue reading “Ospreys”
We’ve been looking for animal tracks and signs in our garden. We put a footprint tunnel by the hedge. We put powder paint, paper and food in it. We left it there overnight to see if there would be any footprints in it in the morning. The first morning there weren’t any footprints but theContinue reading “Animals Tracks And Signs”
The frogspawn in our pond has hatched into tadpoles! Soon they’re going to turn into froglets, then into frogs. Next year they will come back and lay some frogspawn and that will hatch into tadpoles! Pond are really good for wildlife. Why don’t you make your own!
The Animals of Farthing Wood is a nature story. It’s about a fox, a badger, a toad, a mole, a weasel, an adder, some rabbits, some lizards, some hedgehogs, a tawny owl, a kestrel, two pheasants, some field mice, some voles and some hares. They have to leave their homes in Farthing Wood because it’sContinue reading “The Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann”
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