Flora & fauna

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comfrey

Flora & fauna

Comfrey plants are familiar to anyone who maintains an organic garden. They are vigorous plants which can be cut a […]

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Seed nest

Flora & fauna

One of the best things about using a macro lens is being able to see a whole new world in […]

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Tiny flowers of London Pride

Flora & fauna

A spray of tiny, star-like flowers on a little plant with a big name: London Pride. Its scientific name is […]

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Sturt’s Desert Pea

Flora & fauna

Sturt’s Desert Pea is one of Australia’s most easily recognised wildflowers, with its clusters of long, blood-red flowers marked by […]

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Barley ripening

Flora & fauna

Mankind and barley have a long, shared history. It is one of the first grasses domesticated by man, and has […]

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Stripes

Flora & fauna

As I garden in a fertile and damp part of the country, I have become quite blasé about snails. But […]

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