30 Days Wild – End of No Mow May

Today starts another 30 Days Wild run by The Wildlife Trust. I’ve taken part in this for a number of years now, but if you haven’t heard of it before you can find more details by clicking HERE

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During May we take part in No Mow May and at the beginning of May our garden looked like this

Now it looks like this

No Mow May is run by Plantlife and yesterday we took part in ‘Every Flower Counts’.

To do this you randomly select a 1 metre square grid and count the flowers within the grid, fill in a few questions on the Plantlife website and you get a Personal nectar score for the garden. Here’s mine.

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The same as last year, we won’t be cutting the lawn until after the summer.

About Alex White - Appletonwild

This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. My passion is for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. This year my debut book "Get Your Boots On" was published I am a keen amateur photographer. All the photographs on this blog are taken by myself unless stated otherwise. I am a member of A Focus on Nature, the network for Young Nature Conservationists, BBOWT, The Oxon Mammal group and The Oxfordshire Badger Group. You can also follow me on Twitter @Appletonwild Instagram appletonwild
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6 Responses to 30 Days Wild – End of No Mow May

  1. Great stuff Alex. Great selection of wildflowers too!

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Great stuff Alex. Great selection of wildflowers too!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    Really shows how effective it is

    Liked by 1 person

  4. moraglucy says:

    Such beautiful photos Alex! Especially the bee and daisy shot.

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