A project update following a busy old year surveying the urban flora of Newcastle.
Get started identifying the naturalised cotoneasters likely to be recorded in Northumberland and several others that may occur in the future.
Get started identifying the wild and naturalised clovers likely to be recorded in Northumberland.
A botanical hotspot tucked away amid industrial units, Silverlink Park is a great place to visit come summer.
A not so quick account of a brilliant two days spent botanising Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s East Chevington reserve.
A quick account of a fantastic botanical outing to the famed Hen Hole gorge, one of the Cheviot’s hidden gems.
Get started identifying the wild and naturalised poppies likely to be recorded in Northumberland.
An account of a wonderful weekend on the coast taking in Embleton Quarry, Bamburgh and other sites. Last weekend, Matt and I had the pleasure of spending two days galavanting around North Northumberland and while botany was not the only purpose of trip, there was more than enough to keep this botanist happy throughout. SaturdayContinue reading “Botanising Up North: Embleton Quarry, Bamburgh & Craster”
A short account of a spring visit to the botanical paradise that is Upper Teesdale. As part of an ongoing course I’m leading for the Natural History Society of Northumbria, this past Saturday I had the pleasure of visiting the botanical paradise that is Upper Teesdale. Stopping first at Cow Green reservoir and travelling laterContinue reading “Upper Teesdale in Spring”
A short round-up of an excellent few days spent recording alien plants in Newcastle.
An update on ongoing survey carried out to map and record the diverse and fascinating Urban Flora of Newcastle.
A short account of a frosty trip to Hareshaw Linn in Northumberland last weekend