Counting on ….day 129 

21st March 2022

As global temperatures rise it is probable that fruit trees and other plants will blossom earlier than previously. A research project is underway to collect date and plot exactly what is happening. Members of the public – citizen scientists! – are invited to contribute by recording when they see different fruit trees blossom in the local area. Results can be logged in at

Plum blossom in the back garden

If we are to adapt to the climate change that is already taking place we need this sort of information.

Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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