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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Under attack #trees

 

 

Trees. Dogberry, May 2017

 

The Guelder Rose, Viburnum opulus, was being seriously defoliated by lavae which I assume are Vibernum Beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, or similar. (more…)

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‘… the blessed and the blessing trees.’ #nature

 

 

Trees, Field Maple, May 2017

 

A line from ‘Spirit of Trees‘ by Wendell Berry. (more…)

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Crab Apple #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, May 2017

 

Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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Norway Spruce #trees

 

 

Trees, Norway Spruce, May 2017

 

Picea abies. (more…)

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