A training session learning how to identify wild flowers with the aid of books and keys. The day will include time for a field visit to look at varying habitats. The day is suitable for complete beginners who wish to know more about the wild flowers around them, and for those who want to improve their skills. It is recommended that a hand lens of c10x magnification be brought and, if possible, a copy of Francis Rose's Wild Flower Key.
By Road: FOLLOW THE B1025 (MERSEA ROAD) ROAD OUT OF COLCHESTER TOWN. WHEN YOU REACH ABBERTON TURN RIGHT ONTO LAYER ROAD THEN LEFT ONTO PELDON ROAD. ONCE YOU REACH PELDON TURN LEFT ONTO MALTING ROAD AND CONTINUE ONTO CHURCH RD. TURN RIGHT ONTO WIGBOROUGH ROAD AND CONTINUE ONTO PELDON ROAD AND FINALLY ONTO MALDON. ABBOTTS HALL FARM IS ON YOUR LEFT.