Midsummer brings a profusion of orchids to the limestone grassland of the Cotswolds. Today we saw pyramid and spotted orchids in flower on Coaley Peak
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Saturday, 20 June 2015
It has long been a time for celebration and feasting and we shall be enjoying a gathering in our lane this evening.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
The limestone grassland of Uley Bury is looking good with a fantastic variety of wild flowers including ox-eye daisies, yellow rattle, vetch, buttercups and cinquefoil. Orchids should follow soon.
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
the last two days must be making them feel chilly.
The unshorn lambs now look as big as their mothers.
Monday, 1 June 2015
Friday, 29 May 2015
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Monday, 18 May 2015
Wood garlic is my favourite and it not only looks spectacular but leaves and flowers are edible. The white flowers have a strong garlic taste and make an attractive garnish while the leaves are used in soups and pesto.