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Fruits, Nuts and Seeds

Monday, August 3rd 2015

With August upon us already, the summer is passing rapidly.  Already many of the trees and plants around Foxglove have finished flowering and are now putting their effort into growing a variety of attractive nuts and seeds.

The Hazel bushes are supporting good numbers of chunky Hazelnuts

Wild Raspberries are abundant throughout the reserve

Our Crab Apple tree is covered in tiny apples

Some of the Hawthorn berries have started turning from green to red

Our Cherry tree has just one cherry

Although Autumn still feels a long way away, it is good to see such a variety of fruits, nuts and berries forming, to provide our birds and mammals with something to eat when the weather is cold and the days are short. 


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