Wild Places, Wild Flowers

April is a busy month for gardeners and the sheer amount of flower can be a little distracting.  Plants are elbowing through to the fore, hurling themselves into flower and screeching, "Me, me, me.  Look at me!"  And very pretty it all is too but I do wish (a little) that they would just calm … Continue reading Wild Places, Wild Flowers

Mini-Me Meadows

South of the river and north of the house, there is a big expanse of grass and flowers and life that I like to walk around at least twice a day.  It's a nice place to be.  But this isn't the only area of grass that is left to grow at this time of year. … Continue reading Mini-Me Meadows

Priory Picture Post # 6

A day or two ago, as I walked through the meadow, my eye caught a tiny splash of pink. I was smitten but also totally flummoxed as to it's identity.  Whilst it looked like a vetch flower it seemed to be growing on a grass stem.  Very odd.  When I got home I consulted my … Continue reading Priory Picture Post # 6

The Flower Meadow …

... isn't something that the owner of the house asked for.  Rather it was something that I foisted upon him.  I couldn't not.  As soon as I saw that flat expanse of mown grass between the ditch and the river, I thought ahh, I wonder.  It seemed perfect for leaving to grow into a meadow.  … Continue reading The Flower Meadow …