September sun #nature

 

 

Trees, general, September 2017

 

A first autumn visit on a sunny morning. (more…)

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Hanging on #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, September 2017

 

Most of the crab apples are on the ground but a few haven’t fallen yet. (more…)

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A last glimpse of summer … #nature

 

Nature, north ride, August 2017

 

The north ride, looking east. (more…)

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Autumnal #trees

 

 

Trees, Hawthorn, August 2017

 

Autumn arrived early in the wood, with plenty of berries and fungi. (more…)

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Guelder rose #trees

 

 

Trees, Guelder Rose, August 2017

 

Viburnum opulus. (more…)

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The largest Ash in the wood #trees

 

 

Trees, Ash, August 2017

 

Fraxinus excelsior. (more…)

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‘I love to see the summer beaming forth’ #nature

 

 

Trees, nature, August 2017

 

From ‘Sonnet’ by John Clare. (more…)

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Elder #trees

 

 

Trees, Elder, August 2017

 

Sambucus nigra. (more…)

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‘… in ash-tree shadows …’ #trees

 

 

Trees, Ash, August 2017

 

From ‘Ireland With Emily’ by John Betjeman (more…)

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Fighting on #trees

 

 

Trees, Guelder Rose, August 2017

 

This Guelder Rose is still fruiting despite being attacked by pests, probably the Vibernum Bettle. (more…)

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‘Then come away, come to the peaceful wood …’ #nature

 

 

Trees, nature, July 2017

 

In the deep wood south of the south ride – and a line from James Weldon Johnson. (more…)

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For ‘crab’ read ‘scrobb’ #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, July 2017

 

The ‘crab’ in Crab Apple derives from ‘scrobb,’ the Anglo-Saxon for ‘shrub’, says Stevens. (more…)

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