Another meadow

I thought you might be interested to see how the uncut strip of grass in my garden is getting on. It’s a meadow! It must be a meadow because a Meadow Brown was flying over it. It’s not quite in the Seaton Meadows class yet, but there were some attractive damselflies in it yesterday –…

Being broad-minded about plants again.

  The clue was really in the names. I saw Meadow Pipits (which I could identify but were nice to see), my first Meadow Browns of the year (which I also could identify) but also Meadowsweet (I know that one), Meadow Buttercup (there are an awful lot of buttercups), Meadow Cranesbill (I can do that…

Plants

At the weekend I became a volunteer for Plantlife and took part in their Wildflowers Count survey I had to walk across an allocated 1km square and record which plants out of a list of 200 I saw.  Luckily, the list has such challenging species as Holly, Hawthorn, Common Nettle, Ivy and Daisy so I…

Branching out

You know how keen I am on plants – I wouldn’t want to walk on anything else. And so, it may come as some surprise that I am quite excited about starting to do some plant monitoring. There – I’ve said it. I promised the nice people at Plantlife last autumn that I would give…

Happy Easter!

I  had a look at the Pasque Flowers at Barnack last week – they were wonderful but should be much more numerous now. Happy Easter!             Likes(19)Dislikes(0)