weekly photo challenge: weightless

The prompt for this week's photo challenge, immediately made me think of this photograph of lighter-than-air seed pods, which I took on a sunny afternoon a couple of weeks ago whilst out walking. I'm not sure what the plant is, I'm afraid, but it certainly looked beautiful in the low winter sunlight. I have to … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: weightless

dandelion clocks

We've decided to leave more areas of uncut grass in the garden this year, to encourage wild plants and flowers, and provide a food source for pollinating insects. We're already seeing a wide range of species, including clover, speedwell, buttercups, herb robert, and, as you can see in the photo, dandelions. The flowers are rather … Continue reading dandelion clocks