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.




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




Mouse 006 Wm