Tagged: Somerset

Buttercups - Fenny Castle, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6521

Buttercup Fields

The fields around Fenny Castle are covered in buttercups.  And they look great in yellow. Buttercup Fields sound more like a building development in a town rather than the open fields of the English...

Dandelions and Buttercups - Deerleap, Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5912

Leap into Spring

Road side red campion is sign that spring is well underway.   In the fields the dandelions have gone to seed and the buttercups have won the race to take over. A steep narrow...

Priors Wood - Nr Portbury, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_4856

Prior’s Wood

Respect the Bluebells Prior’s Wood in the north west corner of Somerset is promoted as a bluebell wood.  So you can imagine it was been on my radar for a long time.  Finally, I...

Roe deer in Bluebells - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID JBB_0464

Get ready for May

Spring reaches its peak in May.  This month, flowers of all colours spread across the woodland, grasslands and countryside.  Insects emerge from mayflies, dragonflies and butterflies.  Friendly rabbits nibble at the grass.  Lambs dash...

Oilseed Rape - Nr Ilchester, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4513

Brassica

Bit by bit Somerset seems to be going slightly more yellow.  I’m not talking buttercups, cowslips or even primroses – but brassica plants. Confusing Brassica Brassica is a genus of plants in the cabbage...

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...

Bluebells at Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3932

Bluebells at Park Wood

Today I made my annual visit to Park Wood to see the bluebells.  This tiny little wood in Somerset can be found off the cycle track  east of equally tiny City of Wells. I...

Swell Wood in Spring - Swell, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7812

Get ready for April

Despite the endless rain of this March and the flooding across the Somerset Levels.  We have been promised that spring is on its way. Spring is may peoples favourite season as flowers and butterflies...