Posts tagged grasses

Summer Sunshine…

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It’s the first of August and the slopes are positively buzzing with a million,

no a BILLION, grasshoppers!

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The wildlife currently in the woods and on the slopes is amazing.

In just one hour I saw dozens of different types of butterflies

along with a variety of bees.

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This is what a ‘proper’ meadow should look like – tall grasses full of thistles,

clover and a vast array of plants I don’t happen to know the names of,

along with mowed areas for people to enjoy the open spaces

with a picnic or simply sunbathing on a summer’s day.

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We’re extremely lucky to have such a wonderful area right on our doorsteps

to enjoy whenever we want to.

Long may it continue to be as fabulous as it is right now…

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Fire!!!

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This bare patch is the result of a recent fire!

It’s a fairly large area which has been damaged, destroying habitat for wildlife.

Obviously, it could’ve been a whole lot worse, but nonetheless it’s disappointing that certain people

are either deliberately ruining the green spaces or are not taking enough due care

where there are dry grasses.

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