Quote of the day:
“… then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
– William Wordsworth
Forage in March for:
Cleavers, Dandelion flowers and leaves, Gorse flowers, Ground Elder , Hop shoots, Alexanders, Primroses, Wild Plum blossom, Sweet Violets
Tag Archives: Hoverfly
Wordless Wednesday – Some like it Hot!
Posted in Flowers, Wildlife, Wordless Tagged Gardening, Hoverfly, Insects, Jerusalem Cross, lychnis x arkwrightii, Marmalade hoverfly, Photography 4 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – Ice skating to Ravel’s Bolero
Posted in Bees, Flowers, Wordless Tagged Gardening, Honey bee, Horticulture, Hoverfly, Leaf-cutter bee, opium poppies, Photography, Poppies 13 Comments
A Walk in the Clouds (of Cow Parsley)
It may have come (and largely) gone as all the rage at Chelsea, but in Cambridgeshire and elsewhere, Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) is a landscape staple, filling the country roads, alleys and meadows throughout the months of April, May and … Continue reading
Posted in Nature, Plants, The home garden Tagged Anthriscus sylvestris, Beetle, Bug hotel, Clouds, Cow Parsley, Gardening, Hoverfly, meadows, nature, Wildlife 3 Comments