Tag Archives: Trees

Wordless Wednesday – Looking up

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Wordless Wednesday – A Sniff of Spring

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Wordless Wednesday – Wind in the Willows

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National Tree Week 2019 – Day 3: Looking at trees in new ways

As if trees (and woods and forests and jungles) weren’t magical enough of themselves, I have discovered that I am also slightly obsessed with them when used as the basis in a number of quirky, conceptual Land Art* projects. So … Continue reading

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National Tree Week 2019 – Day 2: This year I am planting … a Sweet Chestnut

So, Sweet Chestnut was my tree of choice to plant out in the garden from yesterday’s candidates, but until I’d discovered whether it could be lifted from the nursery area without damage, it wasn’t a dead cert.  Happily, it turned … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A blanket of leaves or a leaf blanket?

 

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In a Vase on Monday – Ents and a Forest Wedding

My son was married on Saturday and happily they managed their outside, fairy-tale wedding in sunshine, followed by a delicious meal inside. It was a lovely day, the bride looked gorgeous and everyone seemed chilled and happy. David’s idea for … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Stained glass shards

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Farewell, My Lovely

The Horse Chestnut will be sorely missed by locals, walkers and wildlife enthusiasts (it was a favourite roost for the local Barn Owls). Over the last few years the tree has been throwing out new growth at ground level, so … Continue reading

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Catkins – Dancing, tumbling, pollen-laden heralds of spring

The other day as I came round the corner of the alley, the sun was shining directly behind a young hazel tree and light was being dispersed by long, bouncing catkins. I had my phone with me so I took … Continue reading

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