Category: Botany

Gravel Pits Orchids 0

Gravel Pits Orchids

There have been a mass of orchids at the Gravel Pits this month. The problem with such swarms is the difficulty telling what they are – the plants can become hybridised. There appear to...

Green manure 0

An agri-environment scheme

A good example of an agri-environment scheme in action can be found on the road between Ilkley and Askwith, near Crook farm. Alongside the field, the Denton Hall Estate has planted a flowery border which...

Autumn Fellwort 0


Earlier this month we had a report of Autumn Fellwort from Maralyn Chapman, above the mine shaft at Trollers Gill, on the 6th September. It was unlike most plants I had come across before so...