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You protect us.
Offer us shelter, keeping us safe in your thorny embrace.
Your flowers bloom in winter, keep the promise of summer. Summer rises in the air from the scent of your bloom as we sleep safe through the winters gloom, endure harsh bitter nights, safe in your womb. 46 more words


Gorse (Ulex europea)

Gorse, I have listed it under flowering in January and February but it is normally in flower all year round.

The Song of The Gorse Fairies… 796 more words

Glorious Gorse

Gorse (Latin name Ulex europaeus) is a shrub commonly found throughout the UK, and has since been introduced as an ornamental plant in many parts of the world.  312 more words

Piles Copse

Piles Copse is a magical place to spend a sunny evening. On the way, there were some flowers hanging on in the hedgerows, caterpillars and butterflies, and lovely views from Ugborough Beacon. 36 more words

Red Campion

Lopping Gorse and a New Idea

Today I have been on a Environmental Management skills course with the Brecon Beacons national park. We did a bit of gorse-clearing near the mountain center. 631 more words

European Stonechat on Gorse

This European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola) was found perched on a patch of Western Gorse (Ulex gallii).  Stonechats are fairy common in open areas such as heaths and moors in Europe while Western Gorse can be distinguished from Common Gorse by its greener color and the fact that if flowers in autumn rather than spring/summer.  14 more words