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All our latest news covering everything from campaign updates to blog posts.


Our Desk Calendar now £2.99

For the first time we have produced a useful and informative desktop calendar which is small at just A5 landscape.

It is now available for £2.99 inc. P+P, you save £3.00, and makes a nice present if you are not tempted to keep it for yourself.

Calendar 2014_cover

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Take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch for one hour during the weekend 25/26th January

Bird populations are a great indicator of the health of the countryside.  That’s why it’s so important to take part in surveys like the Big Garden Birdwatch to keep an eye on the ups and downs of the wildlife where we live.

Visit the RSPB website to find out more…

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Free Resources

We have an archive of downloadable Microsoft Word documents. These were mostly written in the 1990′s and although some data is not of the moment, they still contain a wealth of important and helpful information.

Resource Downloads

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The state of nature… Our butterflies are in trouble…

Take a look at the RSPB’s ‘State of Nature’ 92 page report:

www.rspb.org.uk/Images/stateofnature_tcm9-345839.pdf

and Butterfly Conservation’s ‘The state of Britain’s butterflies’ for some sobering reading:

http://butterfly-conservation.org/1643/the-state-of-britains-butterflies.html

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New seed mix

A new seed mix for Spring 2013 – Long Flowering Season meadow mix.  Sow in the Autumn or Spring.

& Tufted Vetch plug plants are ready – soon to be added to the Plug Plants department – if you wish to buy some, please email us.

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‘Extinct’ short-haired bumblebee is being re-introduce

Good news!  The ‘extinct’ short-haired bumblebee is being re-introduced to the UK.  See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18194778

The bee needs plants such as Red Clover and Vipers Bugloss (above).

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