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Signs of Spring: wrens nesting

It's not hard to spot the nesting birds around Harringay at the moment, there's a marvellous magpie nest in one of the trees in my street,…

Started by Liz

2 Apr 5
Reply by Christina Davis

Signs of Spring: the return of the hairy footed flower bees

One of the insects I look for as soon as the flowers begin to bloom is the lovely little hairy footed flower bees. In a garden on the Ladde…

Started by Liz

4 Mar 29
Reply by Simon Bradley

Signs of Spring: blackthorn blossom at Railway Fields

The dark-hued branches of blackthorn have finally started to bloom. Blackthorn is unusual in that the flowers appear before the leaves. Bl…

Started by Liz

0 Mar 20

Trees of Harringay: Pairs of Pears on Green Lanes

Just a week after the pink (and pinky white) blossom of the cherry trees, the white froth of ornamental pear trees is erupting along Green…

Started by Liz

0 Mar 20

Trees of Harringay: cherry blossom time! #blossomwatch

With the first day of Spring fast approaching, the cherry trees coming into flower feels right on cue.  Here's a sweet one on Umfreville a…

Started by Liz

3 Mar 17
Reply by John Shulver

Signs of Spring: Dandelions are back!

Those wonderful and amazing flowers, dandelions, are back! Look at this bright golden head poking out from the ivy at Railway Fields! or…

Started by Liz

0 Mar 7

Signs of Spring: The first primroses appear in Railway Fields

Those pale yellow flowers with their deeper yellow centre in a rosette of deep green leaves are always a welcome sign of Spring. Look out f…

Started by Liz

0 Feb 29

Trees of Harringay: A pair of little magnolias at the bottom of Cavendish

At this time of year, I like to keep my eyes open for the first magnolia buds. Magnolias are such strange and beautiful trees. It's curious…

Started by Liz

0 Feb 29

Free nest boxes at Railway Fields

There are still a few nest boxes being given away for free at Railway Fields to celebrate Nest Box Week. Please ask at the cabin if they…

Started by Liz

3 Feb 23
Reply by Kate

Trees of Harringay: The Pemberton Silver Wattle

You can smell the Silver Wattle from yards away. It's in flower now and looks amazing

Started by Liz

2 Feb 23
Reply by Jennifer B



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