Tagged: Flowers

Autumn Ladys-tresses (Spiranthes spiralis) - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR55556

Autumn Lady’s-tresses

Towards the end of August I start to look out for this little orchid growing in the short grassland high up on the Mendip Hills. Their name comes from their tiny flowers spiralling around...

Small Heath (Coenonympha pamphilus) - Cooks Fields, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR50048

Cooks Fields

The Cook’s Fields nature reserve overlooks the Somerset village of Westbury-sub-Mendip.  On a clear day you can see for miles across to Glastonbury Tor and the Somerset Levels. Today, after enjoying the views, I...

Buttercup Meadow - Rattling Bow, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID BR57501

Buttercups

The last couple of springs the Somerset Levels have been a sea of yellow buttercups. Barrow Hill, at Panborough, is one of my favourite hills.  This is all down to that tree growing out...

Dandelions Fields - Nr Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID BR55676

Mendip Dandelions

Dandelions I was asked for information on where to find the best dandelions flowers in the area.  For me there was one clear favourite.  Up the Mendip Hills around Priddy are fields covered in...

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID K2A0845

Marvellous Magnolia

Bishops Palace A beautiful spot for a stroll.  I missed the snowdrops due to the pandemic but now we are allowed out I could not miss the daffodils. But it was the beautiful Magnolia...

Cherry Blossom - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_9291

Flowering Cherry Tree

We are no longer able to get out and take photographs.  But I am so lucky to live in Somerset and so lucky to have a garden. Like many, I would love to go...

Daffodils - Pen Selwood, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8497

Pen Selwood Daffodils

Pen Selwood I was drawn to this village when browsing through the Discover South Somerset website.  It was their article on the Moldram’s Ground nature reserve that caught my eye.  I knew it was...

The Gardens - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_2446

Bishops Snowdrops

The Gardens The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is about to start several weekends of Snowdrop Celebrations.  Visitors will be able to enjoy a carpet of snowdrops around the Gardens. So I sneaked in early...

First Snowdrops - Uphill donkey field, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1244

New Year’s Snowdrops

First Snowdrops Each year the donkey field in Uphill seems to be the first in Somerset to have snowdrops.  On New Year’s day the flowers were already out. Sadly, unlike the picture above, we...