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Wildlife Wednesday – Ivy Bees … so adorable!

A new spot for me and IDed by helpful Twitter users, these are Ivy Bees (Colletes hederae), a type of mining bee that first appeared in Britain in 2001. Here’s a helpful summary of the Ivy Bee from Naturespot. They … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – In a sweet swirl

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Wordless Wednesday – Hot stuff

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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Looking for a man!

OK, I couldn’t resist that title …. but it really should read man orchid (Orchis anthropophora, recently changed from Aceras anthropophorum on DNA evidence). The man orchid is a UK native, hardy orchid, which favours sunny conditions on free-draining, calcareous … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Shine a Light

Cambridge e-Luminate 2017  (10-15th February)

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In a vase on Monday – Botanically Brewed

I realised recently that the kitchen window sill is filling up with drinks bottles that I have saved to use as vases, because I like the shape/decoration/texture of them. First off there are the Orangina bottles that I brought back … Continue reading

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