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Buzzards eating post in an old tree – Nov 2020

We have a gappy hedge that was overgrown, with branches bending over laying over the ground. The hedge is primarily blackthorn, with the odd hawthorn and and old (almost dead) oak tree. I can understand about the oak giving up, … Continue reading

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The Blackthorn or Sloe blossom is well in flower now.

The Blackthorn or Sloe blossom is well in flower now, in fact some of it is beginning to drop. Unless we have some late frosts, it should be a bumper crop of sloes this year.

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