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Orchard: a Year in England's Eden

Orchard: a Year in England's Eden

by Benedict Macdonald and Nicholas Gates
CD-Audio
Publication Date: 29/12/2020
  $44.80

By the Wainwright-Conservation-Prize-winning author of Rebirding. Spend a year in an orchard, celebrating its imperilled, overlooked abundance of life.

England's ancient orchards, collaborations between people and nature, are sources of hope for the future. Protecting them promises a far richer England for the centuries to come, for wildlife and for us.

As the seasons turn, a wealth of animals and plants are revealed: Bumble and solitary bees apartment-hunting in April; spotted flycatchers migrating in May; redstarts, hedgehogs and owls nesting in June; an explosion of life in the summer and the harvest and homespun cider-making in the autumn. And all throughout the year, the orchard's human and animal inhabitants work together, creating one of the richest ecosystems left in Britain.

Explore this unique habitat throughout the course of a year, and marvel at the beauty and strength of nature.

ISBN:
9780008459086
9780008459086
Category:
Uncategorized
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
29-12-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
144.78x132.08mm
Benedict Macdonald

Benedict Macdonald is a conservation writer, field director in wildlife television and a keen naturalist; passionate about restoring Britain's wildlife. He is a long-time writer for Birdwatching magazine, as well as a contributor to the RSPB Nature's Home and BBC Wildlife. He has been fortunate to work on TV series for the BBC and Netflix - most notably the grasslands and jungles programmes of Sir David Attenborough's conservation series Our Planet: broadcast worldwide on Netflix in April 2019.

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