Mili and the Lambs
Sheep are prey animals with a strong gregarious instinct, and a majority of sheep behaviors can be understood in these terms. The dominance hierarchy of Ovis…
posted on March 30, 2011
Coccinella 7-punctata Approximately 6mms long Found throughout the U.K. March to October Food: Aphids It is very difficult to tell the males from the females……
posted on March 29, 2011
More from the Forest
Last shots from my visit to the Midlands (Nottinghamshire). Back home in Wales again.
posted on March 28, 2011
Snake's head Fritillary (For LACI)
Fritillaria meleagris The flower has a chequered reddish-brown, purple, white and grey colouration, sometimes mostly white. It flowers from March to May and…
posted on March 26, 2011
For the Tulip lovers and investors
Tulip mania or tulipomania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced tulip reached extraordinarily…
posted on March 25, 2011
Salix caprea Goat willow The scientific name, and the common name Goat Willow, probably derive from the first known illustration of the species in Hieronymus…
posted on March 23, 2011
Bodnant Gardeners (its a tough job but someone has to do it)
posted on March 21, 2011
More from Bodnant Gardens
Arrived in the Midlands for a week with my mum. Hopefully the weather will be good and I will be able to take her out into the wonderful local parkland.
posted on March 20, 2011
Daffodils for Stefan's Birthday
Happy Birthday Stefan . I hope you have a wonderful day. A bunch of Daffs ( organically grown ) for you. .
posted on March 18, 2011
Set Aside Wood
Set-Aside Set-aside is a term for land that farmers are not allowed to use for any agricultural purpose. It was introduced by the EEC in 1992 as part of a…
posted on March 15, 2011
Tulips Sylvia Plath The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here. Look how white everything is, how quiet, how snowed-in I am learning peacefulness, lying by…
posted on March 14, 2011
Welsh Manor House
17C houses set in what were once the grounds of an Elizabethan manor house, now disappeared.
posted on March 12, 2011
Llyn Gwynant 2
As I post this I am listening to the breaking news of the devastating earthquake in Japan. This post is dedicated to the Japanese people.
posted on March 11, 2011