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Dreams of a colourful meadow

I love my little bit of meadow, even if it is mostly grasses flowering at this time of year. The meadow is a small square area bisected by two roughly perpendicular cut paths. Just before the paths are cut each … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – The Meadow

Walking the dog across the fields this morning, I noticed that as she ran she was puffing up clouds of pollen from the grasses. That made me look around the meadow more carefully and I could see that, not only … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 22/07/2015 – A peaceful spot …

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A Life of Dependency: A surprise encounter with a parasitic plant

On yet another recent dog walk (great things for discovering stuff about wildlife and nature) and buoyed up after discovering some spotted orchids in the fields across the back, we stumbled on a strange looking plant in a meadow. It … Continue reading

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Managing Flamingos at Madingley Hall

Last weekend we visited the ‘Open Garden’ at Madingley Hall, Cambridgeshire. It was a miserable day weatherwise, so it was unusually empty and it felt like we had the run of the place. The grey skies served to exaggerate the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 20/05/2015 – Sadie and the Wild Flower Meadow


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