Tagged: Flowers

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...

Cowslips - Cannards Grave, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7414

Shepton’s Cowslips

I finally made it to Cannards Grave roundabout in Shepton Mallet.  This town in the middle of Somerset in the UK has a roundabout that is famous for its concrete sheep. However, this roundabout...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6810

Henton Churchyard

Many churches are allowing a corner of their churchyards go wild.  Wilder churches are leaving a small patch for nature.  Henton is a small village in Somerset, and it has been giving nature a...

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1718H

Sea of Stars

A sea of stars is the only way I can think of to describe the vast numbers of wood anemones that carpet the floor of Park Wood.  This wood sits just outside the small...

Snowdrops - Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3705

Priddy Snowdrops

Priddy This village sits high up in the Mendip Hills.  It has a church, shop, a pub and a central green and lots of social events.  So it is a really good village! The...

Snowdrops - Church of St Aldhelm, Doulting, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0430

Doulting Snowdrops

I have been looking out for churchyard snowdrops recently, and I was really pleased to discover these at the Church of St Aldhelm in Doulting. Snowdrops are usually planted, but in locations this like they...

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...