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A Walk in the Clouds (of Cow Parsley)

It may have come (and largely) gone as all the rage at Chelsea, but in Cambridgeshire and elsewhere, Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is a landscape staple, filling the country roads, alleys and meadows throughout the months of April, May and … Continue reading

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Stumperies and Stickeries

Deep in the Pleasure Grounds at Wimpole, in a neglected corner of the shrubbery, there are some interesting architectural structures being developed to encourage the local fauna and improve insect diversity. One of these is a Victorian stumpery and at … Continue reading

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