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In a Vase on Monday: Hedging my bets

It is large-scale, mechanical hedge-cutting season here in the Fens. The rule of thumb is to get it all done before the end of February, before the birds start nesting in earnest. Most of the time the results have the … Continue reading

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Universal leaf break …

It feels as though everything has committed to spring now. The trees in particular are edging towards various shades of greenness. The elder leaf is well out and some of the trees are even showing emerging flower clusters. Hawthorn has … Continue reading

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