European Larch and the Bald Cypress recognizing these trees with the aid of images,text and descriptions. The intention of this series 'A Study of Trees' is to help those interested in trees to identi
A look at this species and its past and present medicinal and culinary uses. Description and images. Notes and observations from past herbalists and physicians. The beautiful blooms enhance ----------
Grasshopper Warbler is another in the series of European birds. Lifestyle, breeding, images/description. Nest and eggs. this elusive and secretive bird of the undergrowth is in decline in the UK, and
The American mink is a beautiful animal once well prized for its fur. Fur farming saw this animal brought 0ver to the UK in great numbers . Inevitably they escaped into the countryside to cause-------
This is the second in the series How plants live and thrive. Here we review the function and purpose of the foliage. Images,descriptions. Botanical and Latin terms explained. -----
Roots and rhizomes takes a look at the function and purpose of various types of the root systems of plants. Botanical phrases explained. there are images of the plants and of some ofthe root systems.
Another in the series looking at the daisy family cultivars, and, there wild relatives. In this one I review the Mayweeds and their allies. descriptions/images. Latin names explained, along with uses.
This article reviews the thistles and their relatives. Images and descriptions of this fascinating group of plants. medicinal and culinary uses are included where relevant.
Description, images sand historical uses of the holly tree. Latin names explained.