Tag Archives: 30 Days Wild

Tree Following June 2015 / #30DaysWild Day 15

I have to confess I forgot all about my tree and missed Lucy’s Tree Following window this month. This morning I decided to walk the dog along that route and take some up to date photos of my hawthorn’s progress. The … Continue reading

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#30DaysWild Day 14 – Allotment

I didn’t manage anything especially wild for yesterday’s 30 Days Wild, but this afternoon was spent weeding the allotment, a long overdue and very satisfying task. We weeded 4 out of our 13 raised beds and I then pottered around, … Continue reading

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#30DaysWild Day 12 – Ruislip Woods

For Day 12 of 30 Days Wild I went for a walk in Ruislip Woods. I think I’ve blogged about the woods before – one of the best things about north west London. There’s always something interesting to see and … Continue reading

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#30DaysWild Day 11 – Wild Flowers

Yesterday, for Day 11 of 30 Days Wild I took a walk around the wild flower area at the garden where I work, Chenies Manor. This was sown in March, and is around a third of an acre in total. … Continue reading

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#30DaysWild Day 10 – Watching Bumblebees

For Day 10 of 30 Days Wild I watched hundreds of bumblebees collecting pollen and nectar from catmint flowers (Nepeta faassenii ‘Six Hills Giant’). I made a little video on my phone which I hope gives an an idea of … Continue reading

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Day 9 #30DaysWild – A Walk by the A40

For Day 9 of 30 Days Wild I went for a wonderful walk on the playing fields alongside the A40 in Uxbridge. This might sounds unpromising, with 6 lanes of one of the busiest roads into London bordering one side … Continue reading

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Day 8 #30DaysWild – Street Trees

I had an unexpectedly busy weekend so didn’t manage to write about days 6 and 7, though I did make sure to look and listen to nature more than normal when I was walking the dog over the last couple … Continue reading

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