This beautiful little flower is found along the coastline of northern Spain. It is often associated with dune systems (1) … More
Broomrapes are strange parasitic plants. I did a blog on these plants before which featured Ivy Broomrape (Orobanche hederae) and … More
Pick up a polariser!.
Seaside flowers: the good, the bad and the invasive!.
Arctotheca calendula is an attractive flowering aster known as cape weed, cape dandelion or cape marigold. It originates from South Africa … More
The French Tamarisk (Tamarix gallica) is a deciduous shrub, or small tree, which originates from Saudi Arabia and the Sinai Peninsula … More
The Great Ouse flows north-east for about 140 miles through the counties of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, eventually flowing into … More
Our native oak trees (Quercus robur, Q. petraea) support the largest number of insect species of any tree species in Britain … More
Stonechats are common birds which many people will recognise, but when you start to dig a little deeper, they turn … More