Autumn Leaf Colour Physiology; The Big Bulb Plant Ends, Nearly.


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I always loved my university courses in physiology and biochemistry. I didn’t find them that easy, but even all those years ago they confirmed that life wasn’t just amazing at the whole organism or species level, but even more so … Continue reading

Insect Friendly Flowers; More Mushrooms; Lighting The Fire.


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The last swallows have finally fled, the sun hasn’t showed for the last 3 days, the forecast shows more of the same and the nights have really drawn in, so I thought it might be appropriate to explore a topic … Continue reading

Pictures Speak Louder than Words, Fading Gracefully and Last Pickings


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I managed to find a seed of an Erodium manescavii about to be released which I’ve included below, after mentioning the fantastic form of its seed in my last blog, and how the seed augurs its way into the ground … Continue reading