‘… the silent, startled, icy, black language of blackberry-eating in late September’ #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, September 2017

 

A line from ‘Blackberry Eating‘ by Galway Kinnell. (more…)

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Feast of fruit #nature

 

 

Flowers, Bramble, August 2017

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Gone pickin’ #plants

Plants, Bramble, August 2017
 

First August visit and very grateful for first Blackberry crop of the year. (more…)

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‘How soft thy voice when woods are still …’ #wildflowers

 

 

Flowers, Bramble, July 2017

 

From ‘To The Bramble Flower’ by Ebenezer Elliott. (more…)

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On frosted wings #plants

 

 

Plants, Blackberry, January 2017

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus, in the clearing on a day of blue skies and freezing temperatures. (more…)

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Bramble #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, November 2016

 

Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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‘I squeeze, squinch open, and splurge well’ #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, September 2016

 

From ‘Blackberry Eating‘ by Galway Kinnell. (more…)

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‘… summer’s blood was in it …’ #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, September 2016

 

Seamus Heaney on eating a first Blackberry in Blackberry-Picking. (more…)

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A hint of autumn fruit #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, August 2016

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Flower fly and Bramble #insects #plants

 

 

Insect, Flower Fly, July 2016

 

Meliscaeva cinctella, provisional identification, on Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Pretty in pink #plants

 

 

Flowers, Bramble, July 2016

 

Bramble, Rubus fruticosus. (more…)

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Bramble #plants

 

 

Plants, Bramble, June 2016

 

With the thistles starting to flower alongside Rubus fruticosus, nectar supplies will increase rapidly. (more…)

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