Changeable weather: even our visiting Pheasant is taking cover.
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Simard asserts that healthy forests centre on a matriarch tree that acts as a nexus of nutrient distribution that shares these nutrients among other trees of the same or different ages and species that are chemically and physically linked together by an expansive mycorrhizal network. Simard faced ridicule during her younger years; however her research became “critical to addressing problems in the timber industry” that led to reforms in sustainable forestry.
Storm damage – it must have made a lot of noise when it came down.
A Swan and her eggs.
Is it possible that summer is here at long last ?
The weather is still changeable, it was lovely and sunny two hours ago, but prior to that I got soaked while out shopping. Thunder & lightning with hailstones in the middle of May !!, the sun has a lot to answer for with its sunspot activity, only went for cat food.
Hay-ho, good excuse for a glass of vino and the third book of Freya Stark’s auto biography.
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Spring is here at long last and with luck, no more morning frost.
Caught an Ent on the move.
Nature will have its way.
This fence has seen better days.
The snow has gone now, but nice while it lasted.
I spy with my little eye.
No snow falling for the last two days: I remember an old saying among hill farming shepherds from when I was knee high to a grasshopper “if the snow hangs around for more than a couple of days, there will be more” so it’s probably going to stay cold for a while yet.