|traditional wild flower meadow in early may|
It's actually quite a bright yellow (cowslips just going over and buttercups just starting to flower) with patches of white (daisys)
Walking through the wild flower meadow today took me back to the playground at Bayford Primary School where we used to spend every summer break time making daisy chains to adorn ourselves with. Do children make daisy chains anymore?
The centre of the meadow is in full bloom but the grasses aren't growing particularly well. Hardly surprising when you consider how dry the weather has been. In the shady areas though, the grasses are growing quite strongly, some are even running to seed.
|some of the grass species are begining to flower, |
particularly in damp, shady spots
|A tiny speedwell nestles amongst the|
buttercups in the traditional wild flower meadow
|longer grasses and cow parsley thrive in the shade|
while buttercups abound in the open. There's nothing
uniform about a traditional wild flower meadow