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Freezing weather endangers British wildlife

Originally posted on Green Living London:
Britain’s long cold spell is threatening ever greater numbers of animals, birds and insects. The length of the current cold spell is unprecedented, with temperatures are unlikely to return to their average level until the end of…

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Coldest March for the UK since 1962

The Met Office says that this ‘March is set to be the coldest since 1962 in the UK in the national record dating back to 1910’. Looks like the Government’s outgoing Chief Scientific Advisor, Prof Sir John Beddington, was right … Continue reading

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Crop of the month: Parsnip

The moon was full last night so I’m thinking about harvest. You can see other posts in this series by following my ‘harvest’ tag. This month, let’s admire the parsnip. When is the parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) in season here in … Continue reading

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