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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 locality||Date of the leaves appearing||Local field and garden plants||Date of flowers opening|
|Mountain Ash||Michaelmas Daisy|
|Sweet Chestnut||Spring Squill|
Notes for the teacher
|Trees in this locality||Date of the leaves appearing||Colour of Pollen||Local field and garden plants||Date of Blooming||Colour of Pollen|
|Apple||May||Green & yellow||Bluebell||March||pale blue or yellow|
|Beech||Pale yellow||Crocus||Feb - March||Bright orange or golden|
|Cherry||March/April||Currant||March - April||Greyish white|
|Hawthorne||Creamy green||Clover||July - August||Green dulled to brownish|
|Hazel||Feb - April||light yellow|
|Dandelion||April - May||Golden yellow|
|Holly||May & June||Yellow - greenish||Gooseberry||March - April||Greyish white|
|Horse chestnut||May||Red/brick red||Gorse/Furze||March - June|
July - September
|Lime||June||Yellow - creamy yellow||Heather||Feb - March|
August - Sept.
|Mountain Ash||Michaelmas Daisy||Oct. - Nov.|
|Oak (Honeydew)||Clear soft green||Napweed||July - August||Greyish white|
|Sycamore||May||Greenish grey||Rape||April - June||Bright yellow|
|Sweet Chestnut||June||Pale greenish yellow||Snowdrop||February||Bright yellow|
|Willowherb||July - August||Blue/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
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
Written... 04, 16 May 2002,
Transferred to New Domain... 13, June 2004,