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Explosion of insects

With all the warm weather over the past couple of weeks the air, the hedgerow and the field margin are now full of insects. Not only is this beautiful to see but it is also a great food source for … Continue reading

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Plant a tree – Day 8 of 30 Days Wild

Day 8 of 30 Days Wild was something I actually did a couple of years ago which was plant a tree. I’ve grown this oak tree from an acorn I found on my local patch. When fully grown an oak … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day one

Day One – Bug Hunting Throughout the month of June The Wildlife Trust runs 30 Days Wild. 30 Days Wild is a campaign to get all generations outside and complete Random Acts of Wildness. This year is my third year of … Continue reading

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Crickets and Grasshoppers

There are 27 different species of Grasshoppers and Crickets in the UK. Eleven species of grasshoppers and 10 species of Bush Crickets, plus true crickets and a Mole cricket. All species of Grasshoppers can fly except the Meadow grasshopper, while … Continue reading

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Explore the bug hotel, Day 13

I thought I’d do something in the garden for Day 13 of 30 Days Wild. Explore the bug hotel. We built our hotel 2 years ago out of pallets and bricks, logs and roof tiles, sticks and garden ornaments. It … Continue reading

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