Monthly Archives: January 2020

Hawthorn blossom in January at Crabtree Fields

A hawthorn tree in Crabtree Fields is starting to blossom, yet it is only the first week of January. Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) also known as the May tree after the month it normally blooms is a common sight in the … Continue reading

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Reusing Norway spruce to help nature conservation in Crabtree Fields

The Friends group made light work on Saturday morning of a couple of discarded Christmas trees left on the pavement outside Crabtree Fields public open space. Twenty minutes with a pair of pruning loppers and a handsaw, and the abandoned … Continue reading

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