Posts Tagged ‘summer’

2 dogs and bird by a pond on lakeshore

That was the summer down at the lake

September 11, 2017

Summer 2017, apparently it was wetter, colder, soggier, duller than normal. It felt like the quickest one on record anyway. On the good news front, cooler, damper weather gave lusher greener growth on the lake shore – that thin layer of soil can dry out very rapidly.

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wood avens burr,

Woodland Walk – the warm, sunny season

August 31, 2017

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, […]

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meadow buttercups

summer in the meadow

July 31, 2017

Nose to the meadow ground, chin in the mud looking through grasses and thistles, buttercups and dandelions at clouds and blue skies, sunrise, sundown..

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white woods jewels and green leaved vetch

Woods Jewels

August 8, 2016

Summer’s strong overhead light, even when its filtering through rain!..gives wonderful dappled spots to the darkest, thickest, hidden woods jewels and undergrowth

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rain buttercups

summer to the solstice

June 27, 2016

The first half of summer, to the solstice midpoint; lots of cloud, lots of rain, lots of growth, lots of midge swarms, all damp and dreary – making those bursts of light very exciting!….

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