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Beating the beetles

Beating the beetles

Wednesday 4 October 2023

The seasons they are a-changin’… or are they? Gordon Ridgewell tells us: “The field in this picture looks like it’s springtime, but it was taken in September. “Audley End estate has drilled a companion crop with the rape to attract the flea beetle away from the young rape plants. Government rules do not allow certain […] Read more >

Wild about rewilding

Wild about rewilding

Tuesday 6 June 2023

A cheery offering from photographer Gordon Ridgewell: “I captured these poppies this morning. Audley End estate has rewilded a small field just off Chestnut Avenue – so-called as it’s really a country road lined on both sides with chestnut trees.” Read more >