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Endangered Shepherd’s Needle flourishes in the Cornfield

Last autumn we prepared a strip within the Cornfield Nature Reserve and sowed it with seed of threatened arable plants provided by the Ryedale-based Cornfield Flowers Project. We’re pleased to report that Shepherd’s Needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) has done exceptionally well … Continue reading


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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Thursday 12th May from 18:30 at the Cornfield

Unfortunately due to flooding combined with the late Spring and the resultant poor plant development there’ll be little seed to harvest this month so we’ve quickly revised the work schedule. A tedious but important job which needs doing is to … Continue reading

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