Field Survey

Field Survey 18th July 2020

Field Survey 18th July 2020 The Field was flush with new flowers today, lots of second bursts from Bugle, Eyebright and Tall Buttercup but new large sections of a purple Vetch and Birdsfoot Trefoil. I was really surprised by the amount of showy flowers  today. Last week I thought the flowering season was going, even …

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Field Survey 10th July 2020

Field Survey 10th July 2020 It seems the flower part of the season is almost over, nearly everything is going to seed. It has been another mixed week weather-wise the night before the survey it was almost frost, i looked at the met office website and it was down to 5C here overnight, this has to have …

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Field Survey 30th June 2020

Field Survey 30th June 2020 What a difference! 10 days between surveys due to severe weather and the field has totally changed. GONE the Pig Nuts, without a trace the tall white canopy flowers have vanished, flowers have seeded and gone away, amazing. GONE the Speedwell, that blue carpet of multitudes of little icle flowers …

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Field Survey 16th June 2020

Field Survey 16th June 2020 After a change in the weather we have had a week of rain and then sky high humidity and fog, very strange weather. I waited an extra day to survey because the weather was foul and visibility very poor, but 1 day extra no biggie, and the Tuesday was much …

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Field Survey 8th June 2020

Field Survey 8th June 2020 A big flower day at the flower meadow, I found a dozen or more growing spears of the lesser Butterfly Orchid! The protection of a small colony of this very rare plant was the very start of the focus on environmental Farming here oat Ballachly. There had been lots of …

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Field Survey 1st June 2020

Field Survey 1st June 2020 1st June first day of summer apparently. So I brought my Mum and Dad plus one cat to the field for extra eyes. So after a week of hot weather and blazing sun and the plants of the flower meadow have leapt into bloom. The stars of the show are …

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