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Bluebells on Beech Bottom Dyke

No need to go to Heartwood to see a magnificent display of bluebells. Being of the native variety, they are not only a feast for the eyes, but also for the nose. Find them from the Valley Road entrance to

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Can you spot these Plants on the Heath?

1 Red Dead-nettle – crimson-purple flowers, square stem and pungent smell. Thanks to MB for pointing out that this is not Field Woundwort. 2 Green Alkanet – a member of the forget-me-not family with blue flowers. It is common in

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    Bluebells are coming into flower over the Heath now as you may have noticed. Why not visit Beech Bottom Dyke for the best collections, where native bluebells, rather than the Spanish variety, proliferate. The native flowers also have

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