If you are wondering what a wildflower meadow looks like – here is one we made earlier…

This is at Berrybanks, and Linda and myself spent a couple of hours puling up nettles. This area was dense scrubby habitat a few years ago and we cleared a lot of the scrub and put down a wildflower seed mix. It is now open and full of all sorts of wildflowers and grasses.

This has brought in loads of insects and birds.

DSC_0455The only butterflies seen was a couple of speckled woods. The rest of them were probably waiting for the sun to come up over the tree shade.

DSC_0426The wild strawberry is playing host to a good number of dragonflies. Plenty of blue ones and a black one. Too quick for my phone camera though.

The drain is working again but there is something blocking it. It seems to be something plastic but a poor choice of footwear stopped me getting down to have a better look.


And lastly a little video clip to bring it all to life.

Already looking forward to next week.


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