July is one of my favourite months of the year, as it is the peak time for a lot of activity in nature – the blossoming of many summer flowers, their pollination by a host of insects and the dispersal of young birds and mammals from their parents, to name some of the main events ... read more
On Saturday 9th July I spent some time in my garden looking at an aspen tree (Populus tremula) I planted there about 10 years ago. As I was doing so, I noticed little spots of liquid on some of the leaves that I recognised as being the honeydew that is secreted by aphids when they feed on the tree’s sap. This prompted me to start looking at the leaves higher up on the tree ... read more
In 2012 we planted our millionth tree! We have now have set ourselves an ambitious new target: to establish another million trees. Help us meet this exciting milestone...
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