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The Strawberry tree – Arbutus unedo

By Brian Cave - Saturday, October 25, 2014

I felt sure for several years that they were strawberry trees,  but until they flowered and fruited there was always an uncertainty.   Here to the left is the proof.  Why… Read more…

The Cormier – Sorbus domestica

By Brian Cave - Thursday, October 20, 2011

// October 2011 This beautiful tree, laden with golden fruits is growing at the far side of my daughter’s field.  The locals know it as the Cormier.  In England it… Read more…

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With a life's experience of teaching field studies in the Forest of Dean, Brian Cave explores the ecology of rural France. More Info

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