As May approaches we are starting to see the first sprinkling of bluebells appearing in the woods. I am leading a number of walks throughout May, so I thought it would be nice to be able to share some facts about bluebells with the walking group, hence this week’s education slot. The bluebell has many…

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As we sauntered through the woods near Lower Harlestone, Northamptonshire on Thursday evening the distinct smell of wild garlic was in the air. As I continue on my journey of ongoing knowledge about nature and the outdoors, I find myself on Google looking up facts about the wild garlic plant. So here are my findings.…

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CHEERY BLOSSOM

Cherry Trees are my 2nd most favourite tree, after the Oak Tree. So, on my quest to learn something new each week about nature, I thought I would delve into this wonderful species and find out some interesting facts. The first fact, which is probably not relevant to many people, is that the estate where…

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Hedgehogs are seriously cute, although I never wanted to touch them as I always thought they were flea-ridden (which is not true!). This week’s nature educational slot is all about the hedgehog as I share with you some facts that I have learned this week. 1. They are nocturnal I’m sure most people know this…

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On my morning walk through a tiny village called Hulcote, I always say good morning to three alpacas. Well, I assumed they were alpacas, but I wasn’t really sure. So as I continue on my journey of discovery, here is what I have learned this week. Having completed a few llama trekking hikes in the…

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moss facts

As I continue on my weekly “nature” education goal I was struggling to think of a topic week. I went for a walk and then sat down on an old tree stump to take a break. As my hands gently caressed the moss that was growing beside me, I realised that this moss was different…

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