Today I was visiting a button factory – which has sadly closed, and on the abandoned site where the factory once stood was this field of gold. Does this mean Spring has arrived in the Midlands? I hope so!
So I set out to photograph my herbal ally for a week in the hope of seeing it unfurl. Then it snowed. The photographs which follow were taken on the days stated. Its unlikely the weather is going to warm up over the next week but I live in hope.
So this is my allotment on the 1st April 2013 – depressing isn’t it! I’d hoped the snow would be gone once I’d returned home after the Easter break but no. I had a look around - things are too bad – I should have covered plants with fleece but forgot. The ground was soggy […]
I am on holiday next week, so I might try and take a picture every day of this hawthorn, maybe by the end of the week a leaf might show?
I finally made it, my first trip to the allotment since October 2012! Well it’s March 17th, and the allotment is looking ok! It’s that moment before everything goes totally mad. The ground is still fairly wet, one of my allotmenteer neighbours said some of the plots on our site are waterlogged! There is a […]
Ah my first trip to the Sanctuary in 2013. I was prepared for cold weather and rain but in the end it wasn’t so bad – only a bit drizzly in the morning, and the sun attempted to shine through the thick cloud at one point. Apart from a slight detour home (via Malvern – […]