Blooming lovely orchids

Saturday, May 30th 2009

The orchids are 'blooming lovely' at the moment. The Northern Marsh Orchids are full out along our verges and the Common Spotted Orchids are just about to open.

Common Spotted Orchids

Pignut is out along the beck and through the woods.

Jack, Debbie and Danielle all came to help today. That meant that the bird feeders got filled, the verges were strimmed and our computer work is up to date!

We had a lot of visitors enjoying the sunshine. Hopefully the weather will stay fine for the first meeting of our Eco club tomorrow.


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