Monthly Archives: September 2014

The 2014 berry and nut harvest on my local patch

Over the last couple of years I’ve been leading a walk around our local wood to show people the various fruits that our plants, shrubs and trees produce.  Coupled with participation in the now defunct BTO Winter Thrushes survey, this has brought home to me how this ‘harvest’ can vary from year to year.

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Buy a Naturetale app in September 2014 and win a copy of a beautifully illustrated book on Britain’s grasslands

During September anyone who buys the Naturetale app can win one of five free copies of the lovely book ‘Jewels Beyond The Plough – a Celebration of Britain’s Grasslands’.  Just Tweet or e-mail us the date of your purchase and we’ll enter you into a draw.  If you’re drawn out we’ll ask you one simple question about the app, to check you’ve actually got it, and then post you your copy.

Here’s some information about the book, and the rules of the promotion are below.


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