England’s Blooming Grass Verges.

"Verges can be wonderful roadside mini-meadows, a crucial habitat for wild flowers and the wealth of wildlife they support." - Plantlife. There's a bit of argy-bargy at the moment over whether councils should cut roadside verges. According the the BBC, since 2013 the British conversation charity, Plantlife, has been campaigning for councils to let them … Continue reading England’s Blooming Grass Verges.

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My Weekend Photo – Featuring More Flowers.

All I seem to be taking photos of at the moment is flowers, sorry! This week I've got a selection for you. Some were taken close to home (like the rose which was John's suggestion from last week) and others were taken further away, during a visit to Alby Gardens  - although the wild flowers were … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring More Flowers.

Norfolk Adventures – Alby Gardens.

  It is amazing to think it was little more than meadow when Valerie and John Alston first bought the land. More than 40 years on, it is transformed – although that doesn't feel like a big enough word to describe what has taken place at Alby Gardens. The four acres are filled with trees … Continue reading Norfolk Adventures – Alby Gardens.