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Galls
By     |    Sep 26, 2013
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Galls

I have spent most of the week busily report writing and have had little spare time for wildlife watching, so, today, Izzy and I are staying close to home as we search for plant galls, those amazing, abnormal growths produced by plants as a reaction to mites, parasitic wasps, fungi, bacteria or other organisms. We follow the footpath alongside the railway and more than once the tough web of a Garden [...]

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Fruit and nuts
By     |    Sep 14, 2013
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Fruit and nuts

Autumn has arrived with a thump and the hot sunshine that characterised 2013′s wonderful summer has well and truly vanished. The drizzle that was falling when we left the house has turned into a downpour, but I am determined to carry on foraging. Izzy, in wellies and winter coat, appears to love the rain, and, splashing through puddles, is happy to follow. It seems to be a bountiful year and [...]

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