A Cuckoo In The Nest

Wall basket tree Wm

 

Fagus sylvatica. A Beech tree.

They get everywhere.

 
 

Peony 'Bowl of beauty' 001 Wm

 

Paeonia ‘Bowl of Beauty’

This true beauty wasn’t out in time for the Bloomers post last week.

It’s a bit more lipstick than the pink I would normally go for, but you can’t fail to notice it.

 

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And it isn’t just the baby woodpeckers who have been enjoying the fruits of Woodrow’s industry.

As soon as he appears, a retinue of scavengers assembles too.

 
 

Blackbird 002 Wm

 

A female blackbird collecting manna from heaven for her chick.

 

But what’s this?

 
 

Mouse 005 Wm

 

Grrrrrr!!

 
 

Mouse 006 Wm