Within hours, ants were seething over what looked like a heap of nude baked beans.
Tag: Guardian Country Diary
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”.
On a sunny day three Februarys ago, I squashed the ripe berries on to an apple tree branch. That March, crooked shoots emerged.
Bridport has been a centre for cordage and net-making since Saxon times, and there are about 10 firms still active in the area.
A warning to walkers not to take the healing powers of St Wite’s Well too literally.
A cluster of parasol mushrooms wobble on long stems, glinting in the sun.
English elms: the trees that are all around us which we don’t see.