Tagged: Flowers

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8588

Spring!

I have been away for a couple of weeks walking in the national parks of Utah.  When I left the UK was still suffering from a long hard winter.  On my return the sun...

Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, UK. ID 825_0532

Last Snowdrops

A few days ago I visited Glastonbury Abbey, this is unusual for me as you have to pay to get in.  But I new it had a good collection of snowdrops so it was...

Morning Snowdrops - Church of St Peter and St Paul, Charlton Horethorne, Somerset, UK. ID 824_8460

Charlton Horethorne Snowdrops

Following my recent visit to Charlton Horethorne, today I returned to the church to photograph the snowdrops. Church of St Peter and St Paul For several years the village of Mells in the eastern...

Snowdrops - Mells, Somerset, UK. ID 824_7609

Mells Snowdrops

Mells The arrival of snowdrops marks the start of the end of winter.  A time when I stop following the starlings on the levels and start looking out for the signs of spring.  My...

Heron Sculpture - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4748

Starling Trail

Ham Wall Car Park For many years cars squeezed into the small car park between Shapwick Heath and Ham Wall.  When it overflowed during starling season cars would line the narrow road.  Then the RSPB...

Small Copper (Lycaeena phlaeas) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 823_9599

Lynchcombe Steps

Having a wild thyme on Lynchcombe even when the coppers arrived. Sorry, but today on the steep slopes of the combe in Lynchcombe there were some beautiful and unexpected small coppers (Lycaeena phlaeas) feeding on...

Holly blue (Celastrina argiolus) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 821_9416

Lynchcombe Steps

Spring lambs and spring butterflies cover Lynchcombe. Lynchcombe is a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve on the steep sunny south edge of the Mendip Hills with fantastic views across Somerset. I’m a volunteer warden for the...

Wild Garlic - Milton Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JBA_8649

Another Round of Wild Garlic

Even from the outside you can see that something special is happening in Round Wood between Wells and Wookey Hole in Somerset. For many years I walked this wood each lunch time for a break...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Steep Holm Wood

Steep Holm is a small wood between Dinder and Dulcote in Somerset.  The whole area is a patchwork of little woods and it is difficult to tell from the maps where one ends and another...

Evening Stars

After a wonderful evening a couple of days ago, I tried to get away from work in time to re-visit Park Wood in Somerset to photograph the Wood Anemones.  I was late getting out and when...