In and around the walled garden spring flowers are appearing, while the hawthorn hedgerow is just showing some blossom.
Wordless Wednesday: double vision
Verge project: high summer
I have to be up front here, summer is not my favourite season. It can be - for me - too hot, muggy and stormy, even here in Northumberland and its quite often hopeless for photography. As far as the verge is concerned it goes from interesting to a mess very quickly! So I tended … Continue reading Verge project: high summer
Wordless Wednesday: field, fence and flower
Verge project: early summer
This time of year the verge absolutely bursts with life and colour as all the wild flowers compete for space. a couple of weeks ago it was cut, but new life is already springing up. The profusion and variety is restricted by the farming systems on either side of the roads, either sheep, pasture or … Continue reading Verge project: early summer
Wordless Wednesday: in clover
Wordless Wednesday: foxglove
Wordless Wednesday: unknown flower
New project: The roadside verge
I’m starting a new project this month, based on the roadside verge. A lane passes north and south through our village and I’m concentrating on a half mile each way. Not just the flowers but anything I find interesting connected with the verge. The aim is to build up a body of work in both … Continue reading New project: The roadside verge
The garden has been looking particularly good this year and the current hot spell has brought out a flush of colour. We’ve also been on hen sitting duty this week, never a chore!