The increased warmth and long sunny days of summertime in the UK help crops to grow, insects to thrive and animals to hunt. This book takes a closer look at ripening fruits, buzzing bees, summer storms and the solstice as the secrets of summer begin to appear in the world around us.
Despite the bare branches and long, dark nights, winter in the UK is a season full of life. The clear winter skies are filled with birds and the early morning frost reveals the tracks of nocturnal creatures. T his book takes a closer look at hoar frost, woodland fungi, clear starry skies and morning mists as the secrets of winter begin to appear in the world around us.
In the UK, autumn is a season of change and preparation. The air temperature starts to drop, trees change colour and the days get shorter. This book takes a closer look at hedgerow picnics, unexpected houseguests and hibernating hedgehogs as the secrets of autumn begin to appear in the world around us.