Tagged: Flowers

Cowslips - Yarley Hill, Nr Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4033

Spring Flowers on Yarley Hill

Henton sits on the road between Wells and Wedmore.  The village nestles below Yarley Hill on the edge of the valley on the River Axe in the heart of Somerset in England. Climbing up...

Oxeye Daisy - Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9003

Oxeye Daises

To many countries the oxeye daisy is an invasive species that needs to be controlled.  But luckily for us, in the UK it is a native species that lives happily around our towns and...

Dove's-foot cranesbill (Geranium molle) - Lynchcombe, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1558

Lynchcombe Steps

It was time to spend some quality time on the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the edge of the Mendip Hills.  As a volunteer warden I was checking on the condition of the reserve for...

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5777

Henton Spring

Henton is a small village set in the Somerset countryside just a few miles west of the small City of Wells. Each spring I look forward to visiting the church to photograph the flowers....

Snowdrops in the Snow - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2818

Snow Drops on Snowdrops

My last post about the cold snap that brought springtime snow to Somerset.  This time focusing on snowdrops.  Who doesn’t like a snowdrop in snow? The combination of thick snow that hid most flowers,...

Snowdrops at Holy Trinity Church - Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK. ID JB_1018

Shaftesbury Snowdrops

Today I went on an adventure over the border out of Somerset into the neighbouring county of Dorset. Shaftesbury Snowdrops Shaftesbury Snowdrops is a fanastic project to create a legacy from the Queen’s Diamond...

Snowdrops in the Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0379

Bishop’s Snowdrops

Each year I make a visit to the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  This is a beautiful place to visit, and you can return all year on the same ticket.  What’s not to like!  They...

Churchyard Snowdrops - Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID 824_8774

Snowdrops of Camelot

We are approaching the arrival of snowdrops.  The earliest snowdrops are already here – such as those in the Donkey Field at Uphill.  But in this post I wanted to focus on the snowdrops...

Wild Garlic - Round Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1705

Milton Hill

I recently made a few visits to Wattles Hill near Wookey Hole in Somerset.  Around that hill are several woods, but I had no idea what the names of those woods were, or even...

Wood Sorrel - Stockhill Woods, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7165

Wood Sorrel

Stockhill Wood is a very popular walking destination, where tracks provide easy routes.  It can be found high in the Mendip Hills of Somerset, not far from the village of Priddy. Much of the...