Category: Nature

Getting that Autumn flower arrangement just right

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Image credit   Whilst it might be a case that the summer’s gone and the nights are drawing in it doesn’t mean that the flowers you have need to be scaled back. There are some lovely autumnal colours and displays that can be achieved with the right kind of flowers…

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Are Wasps really that bad?

Posted on: August 27, 2020

One of the most distinctive and hated insects in the country is that of the Wasp. Wasps are reviled as they seem to just go around randomly stinging people for no apparent reason other than they want to. Unlike bees they don’t die afterwards eiter. This rather begs the question…

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Common problems that affect trees

Posted on: August 24, 2020

What are the most  common issues that can affect trees? These are the problems that specialists like Tree Surgeon Essex Benchmark have to deal with in order to protect our precious arboural specimens. Rest assured this, Tree Surgeon Essex based company is perfectly capable of spotting and dealing with the…

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Everything and everywhere is atoms

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Wherever you go and whatever you do you will be surrounded by Atoms. You yourself are made up of atoms. The cup you drink from and the liquid inside it all has Atoms. What is an atom anyway? Image credit The atom is the smallest element in you. Even then…

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A novel Christmas idea

Posted on: May 13, 2020


Instead of finding money for the usual things at Christmas, namely perfume, socks and chocolate, what about getting that special someone in your life an experience gift? An experience gift is something that your gift receiver can do and they are usually a once in a lifetime opportunity. Here are…

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Do trees really talk to each other?

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Apparently they do. Not in the conventional sense that you and I do. They are not suddenly going to have a chat about how they are sick of standing around all day in the same spot or that the aphids are starting to get on their nerves. If that were…

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Mountain Gorillas: The Key Facts

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Gorillas are the largest of the living primates, and most of them live in dense forests in tropical Africa. Only around 630 mountain gorillas survive in the wild and continual loss of habitat is a severe threat to their existence as the rich soil in the Virunga Volcanoes is valuable…

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