undergrowth

Dry Weather – Overgrowth and Undergrowth

In the park woodland the undergrowth is seeing an overgrowth and we have had so much unusually good weather lately that the water level in the park pond has dropped dramatically – the bullrushes are going well but the mud is being exposed.

empty pond

Where once there were bluebells, now there is a rapidly thickening jungle of bracken. Above, in the oak trees a son thrush sings and it’s little one (?) down on the ground looks slightly bewilderedContinue reading

If you go down to the woods today

This would be what you would find. This is from a little later in the year in fact but can be found at the Botanic Gardens in Wales.

It’s a little off the beaten track but makes for a slightly lengthier walk around Pont Felin Gât at the northern end of the gardens.

The photos are from my StillWalk video “Woodland Walk” in Summer and are available for sale at the StillWalks PhotoShelter site. The title on the video says it is Spring – it was late spring and felt like Summer on Production day.

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