A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds


Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Acorns

Acorns litter the ground under the hedgerow oaks providing food for squirrels and birds.
Some will be buried and may germinate and may even survive to become a huge oak.
Acorns were once used as pig food and in Spain pigs fed on acorns are still prized as producing the best ham.

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