It is not known who planted this pear tree and why, but its beauty is offered free to everyone who passes
Tag: Guardian Country Diary
Chaw Gully, Postbridge, Dartmoor: Walking down the shallow valley, you reach a network of forked ravines gouged into the earth by centuries of tin mining.
Once hunted to near extinction, roe deer are now pushing into urban fringes to graze.
Brought to Britain by the Romans, walnuts were used as charms to increase wealth.
Catching such athletic, bulky insects as grasshoppers and crickets requires a sturdy trap that can’t be kicked apart too easily.
Within hours, ants were seething over what looked like a heap of nude baked beans.
It began in March, when the buff-tailed queens emerged from hibernation, zigzagging from bloom to bloom.
This is the best time of year for greggles. In a couple of weeks, millions
Citizen science projects have found that yellowhammers end their song according to regional “accents”.