Tag Archives: Knapweed

No Mow May 2022

Each year we join in with Plantlife’s No Mow May. Our front garden isn’t very big but is alive with insects and birds You can find out more about the project here https://nomowmay.plantlife.org.uk/ As each year progresses we find different … Continue reading

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Wild Flower Meadow

This week saw the first National Meadows Day. Lots of events to celebrate our wildflower meadows went on around the country, but I decided to visit the one local to me. Over 97% of wildflower meadows have been lost since … Continue reading

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Big Butterfly Count – wildflower meadow

This afternoon we walked across to our nearby wildflower meadow which was planted by our local farmer a couple of years ago. The area is mainly Ox-eye daisies that are now going over, knapweed, thistles, yarrow, St John’s wort, ragwort … Continue reading

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Day 17 of 30 days Wild – Roadside verges.

For Day 17 of 30 Days Wild I went to visit one of my favourite roadside verges. As hundreds of cars and lorries thunder past one of Oxfordshire busiest dual carriageways, a few metres away, up on the slip road, … Continue reading

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