|Bluebells cover the woodland floor and the first beech leaves shine bright |
green through the bare woods
|The first beech leaves appear lime green on the smaller trees and lower branches|
|Blue buds are starting to appear across the floor of the woods|
|The blooms will appear and fade, just as the beech leaves |
open and take over.
We found some wild spurge growing and the ferns are starting to uncurl out of the leaf litter like strange spiky monsters. There were also huge numbers of foxgloves, which should put on a wonderful show later in the summer.
|There are lots of foxgloves this year|
|Fir cones chewed by the squirrels|
|They've been enjoying the sweetcorn too|
|The trail through the trees|
|One of the nuthatches peeping around the tree trunk|