Category Archives: Wildflowers

First Cuckoo

‘Cuck-oo – cuck-oo’. From up in the trees above the badger sett I could hear the first cuckoo of the year calling. It was difficult to work out whereabouts and in which tree this male cuckoo (only the male makes … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – April

If you go down to the woods today expect April showers and flowers. The brown carpet of winter has been completely replaced by vivid green, speckled with primroses and wood anemones. The first blossom of Spring has arrived quickly followed … Continue reading

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Is Spring finally here?

What a change a week has made. Last Sunday I was blogging about snow, while this weekend I was taking photos of hares, Spring flowers and ladybirds. The woodland floor is changing rapidly, from the dull browns of the fallen … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – February

If you go down to the woods today – February If you go down to the wood today signs of Spring are everywhere even though the temperatures are still dipping below freezing. Woodpeckers are drumming, the treetops are alive with … Continue reading

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Day 22 – How many flowers in an acre

For Day 22 of 30 Days Wild my sister and I challenged each other to see how many different flowers we could find in an acre, in the field next door to our house. I’m sure we missed quite a … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Butterflies

The hedgerow and meadow were full of butterflies after school today. I managed to photograph a few for Day 14 of 30 days Wild.

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Day 10 of 30 Days Wild – Grass verges and Orchids

Grass verges are a very important source of food and shelter for many species of wildlife, including butterflies and bees. It is great to see around my local patch that only the verges on a junction or corner have been … Continue reading

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