Tag Archives: Flowers

Paths…..

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

You kind of have to walk along these paths don’t you?

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

This is an ancient Welsh drovers road that was used for thousands of years to travel from Cardigan in the west to Shrewsbury in the east….

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

Ornamental garden path…..

Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander

Gold miners track……

Apple Blossom in the Rain

The old apple tree in our garden continues to wake up after winter despite having nearly fallen over and being propped up by an old chair.  Every year it produces delicious cooking apples, and every May it produces beautiful blossom.

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

This evening a light rain is falling, the raindrops glistening on the dark green leaves…..

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

The trees antiquity is given away by the presence of the lichens growing on the branches and twigs…

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

We don’t prune it or interfere with it in anyway because it is always so productive, hopefully it will live on for years to come….

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

 

 

Bluebells in Spring

The bluebell woods are one of the most beautiful sights in spring.  I was walking and talking with colleagues the other day and as we were exchanging long-range thoughts we entered this wood – everybody stopped talking….

Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander

The Coastal Flowers Are Out…..

The Coastal Flowers Are Out and More On the Way.....

The coastal flowers are out, we got sea campion, we got oxeye daisy, we got thrift (or more poetically, sea pinks), it’s all go….

Photo: Mike Alexander