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Tree Record Card, and Records
for Sr. Catherine's course



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This record sheet is laid out for the trees and plants in part of Ireland. You should tailor the list to suit those species that are local to you.

MY INTEREST IN BEES MAKES ME OBSERVANT.
This is a record of what I noticed
Trees in this localityDate of the leaves appearingLocal field and garden plantsDate of flowers opening
AshBlackberry
AppleBluebell
BeechCrocus
BirchCotoneaster
CherryCurrant
HawthorneClover
HazelDandelion
HollyGooseberry
Horse chestnutGorse/Furze
LimeHeather
Mountain AshMichaelmas Daisy
OakRaspberry
PlumRape
SycamoreSnowdrop
Sweet ChestnutSpring Squill
WalnutWillowherb
Name.................................... Class..................

Notes for the teacher
Trees in this localityDate of the leaves appearingColour of PollenLocal field and garden plantsDate of BloomingColour of Pollen
AshBlackberryJune-Augustgreyish green
AppleMayGreen & yellowBluebellMarchpale blue or yellow
BeechPale yellowCrocusFeb - MarchBright orange or golden
BirchFebruaryPale yellowCotoneaster
CherryMarch/AprilCurrantMarch - AprilGreyish white
HawthorneCreamy greenCloverJuly - AugustGreen dulled to brownish
HazelFeb - Aprillight yellow
powdery, greenish
DandelionApril - MayGolden yellow
HollyMay & JuneYellow - greenishGooseberryMarch - AprilGreyish white
Horse chestnutMayRed/brick redGorse/FurzeMarch - June
July - September
LimeJuneYellow - creamy yellowHeatherFeb - March
August - Sept.
Slate grey
Mountain AshMichaelmas DaisyOct. - Nov.
Oak (Honeydew)Clear soft greenNapweedJuly - AugustGreyish white
PlumEarly April
(Before Apple)
Greenish yellowRaspberry
SycamoreMayGreenish greyRapeApril - JuneBright yellow
Sweet ChestnutJunePale greenish yellowSnowdropFebruaryBright yellow
WalnutSpring SquillMarchYellowish
WillowherbJuly - AugustBlue/greenish blue

The children are encouraged to take note of the dates of the first buds and first leaves as well as the date that the tree comes into flower.

Group of children collecting trees that they have grown as a result of this project Top row (left to right)...
Tracey Marrett, Sammy Myles, Nicola O'Reilly, Belinda Clarke, Caoimhe Cashman, Hayley McCarron

Bottom row (left to right)...
Laura Malone, Una Rogers, Una Coleman, Éadaoin Carroll, Laura Rooney, Rebekah Bannon

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Written... 04, 16 May 2002, Transferred to New Domain... 13, June 2004,