Summer wildlife bundle
May and June are fantastic months for getting outside to explore nature. And for plant-lovers they are exciting months of change. Almost every week brings something new to see, as the days get longer and the weather warms up. Our summer wildlife bundle features over 150 different plants for you to find this summer: in gardens, the countryside and woodland.
Woodlands: trees, flowers and fungi guide
FSC Woodlands: Trees, flowers and fungi fold-out guide features 61 species of trees, wild flowers, ferns and fungi of woodland. A woodland walk is a wonderful way to get explore nature. And with the help of this guide, there’s something to see all year round. Beautiful colour illustrations show the key features to look out for. Plus there’s concise accompanying notes on the height, identification notes and habitat of each species.
FSC Orchids guide is a convenient identification guide to 69 species, subspecies and hybrids of orchids. Written by two highly experienced botanists, it includes all the orchids that you are likely to see. Alluring and mysterious, orchids are superstars of the botanical world. Although some species are famously rare, others are much more common, especially in the south. With a little targetted effort, you should be able to find 5-10 species easily within reasonable distance of your home. Despite their exotic appearance, orchids can pop up in some surprisingly mundane places, from industrial estates to roundabouts.
Wayside plants guide
Are you looking for a fast guide to wild flowers? FSC Flowers of walks and waysides fold-out guide features 42 common wild flowers of Britain and Ireland. Grassy tracks, quiet lanes, hedgerows, playing fields and canal towpaths are a great place to look. Often these walks and waysides are a haven for wildlife, supporting an amazing diversity of flowering plants. As well as the colour paintings, accompanying species notes will help you confirm your identification.