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Nature Notes: July 2021

It’s been a month of extremes, weather-wise. We’ve gone from heatwave to floods and thunderstorms. I prefer the thunderstorms. Especially when they bring temperatures to more bearable levels. Anything over 25oC is too hot, and even that’s a bit much. HebePied Piper On the other hand, the summer weather has brought more colour to the… Continue reading Nature Notes: July 2021

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Nature Notes: October on the Balcony

Ah, October. When the clocks go back and the evenings darken. When, ideally, I would go into hibernation until spring (waking up for Christmas, of course). The weather is being especially dark and gloomy right now. Very soggy. The cherry tree, whose blossoms first inspired me to track the months on the balcony, has gone… Continue reading Nature Notes: October on the Balcony

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Nature Notes: August on the Balcony

The summer heat has definitely cooled this month, despite it beginning with a heatwave. That broke with a few fantastic thunderstorms and heavy downpours. It’s a much more manageable sort of temperature now. I’m not sure the plants necessarily appreciate quite how blustery it now is, though, especially the wildflowers. They seem happy enough, with… Continue reading Nature Notes: August on the Balcony