Leaves vivid green against the blue sky, fluttering in the breeze. The elder at the base of the oak tree is in flower (signaling the start of elderflower cordial making time!). Joining in with Loose and Leafy’s ‘Tree Following’ project. Previous Tree Following posts here
The evening light on the copper beech and the oak tree enhance May’s Window View. The ash tree has flowered and is now in full leaf, therefore blocking out a lot of sky. January, February, March and April’s ‘Window View’ here
Bluebells hiding amongst the gravestones. Image of the Week #137
The fresh green of the new oak leaves stand out even on a cloudy day. It is not just the leaves however that have emerged this month… Thousands of oak flowers hang amongst the unfurling leaves. The holly that is growing in the base of the tree is also producing it’s flowers. As well as…
In a shady corner of the churchyard a patch of wild garlic grows, coming into flower this week, much to the delight of this Green-veined White butterfly. Image of the Week #136
Apologies for having two flower Image of the Week’s back to back, but the daffodils are looking quite splendid in the churchyard, that they really do deserve a mention. Most of the daffodils here have planted on graves many years ago. I particularly like the ones that pop up on an unmarked grave. They beautifully represent a precious memory. Image…
If, like us, you are suffering with the January blues (most of us here are laid up with flu), then this week’s Image of the Week is for you. A sign that Spring is on the way… snowdrops beginning to make their appearance in the graveyard.