The ancient woodland lying in a long narrow strip against the lakeshore is flood-prone (or you could just say it gets drowned every year) and thick with Ash, Alder and Birch; hardy regenerating types. Maybe the annual soaking helps distribution and fertility – the shrub layer is chock full of hawthorn, willow, hazel, spindle, holly, blackthorn, bramble. And knee deep under that is species-rich with lichen, fern, violets, anemones, nightshade, nettles, mint and meadowsweet. Green light and shadow, you have to walk slowly….

Woodland Walk – the warm, sunny season | 2017 | Blog PHOTOS | Media: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments (2)

2 Responses to “Woodland Walk – the warm, sunny season”

  1. Joan Walton says:

    So delicate and lyrical! Always a joy to see your work.

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