Tag: Information

Looking for something green to keep the kids busy this summer?

I think I may have an answer for you. Nature detectives (www.naturedetectives.org.uk), by the woodland trust, is full of ideas to keep the kids busy and away from the telly. They have 100 summer activities, including my favourite the leaf idial. The alternative world cup calendar (www.naturedetectives.org.uk/worldcup.htm) provides 31 days of telly free entertainment to avoid the world…

By Richard June 21, 2010 0

Why are leaves green?

It is an age old question. Ok, its not as often asked as ‘why is the sky blue?’ but it is a question worthy of a decent answer. Glass Prism Rainbow by iWanders – on flickr To find the answer we have to go back to school. Remember when, in science class, you were told…

By Richard June 16, 2010 4

A great place to park a tree

I have an article I want to share with you from the USA. It is a great idea for increasing both canopy cover and water retention and I look forward to similar initiatives been taken here in the UK. You can read the full article by clicking the link below A great place to park a tree…

By Richard June 14, 2010 0

Tree Ident – Useful links

There are loads of really good sites out there, full of information about trees and how to identify them. http://www-saps.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/trees is one such site which allows you to identify a tree based on its leafy twig or a winter twig. It also lists tree by name, helping you increase your existing knowledge Stihl – http://www.stihl.co.uk…

By Richard May 28, 2010 0