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Seeds or finished blooms…

The more I know, the more I know I don’t know. I’m unsure what kind of tree this is and if what I’m looking at are stamens and pistols or newly forming seeds. 33 more words


North Pond

Cloaked in fog, a Green Mountain pond at the headwaters of Whetstone Brook waits for spring to unlock its shores.


The toads have arrived at North Pond. (3 images)

Sunrise: 06.39 Sunset: 07.46

The toads arrived at North Pond yesterday. I checked out the pond on Wednesday, but no toads. They were 22 days earlier last year. 8 more words

Wilden Marsh

A Blindingly Obvious Fashion Statement. (Eight images)

Sunrise: 06.40 Sunset: 06.00

I wrote in my 1st march post “Blind” that I would post images of the new blind I built on the east bank of the North Pond Chain. 275 more words

Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

Puddles, Scrapes, Drainage Ditches, Ponds and Pools. (4 images)

I think most people know what a puddle is: rain water captured in a shallow ground depression, where young children can safely jump with wellies on. 593 more words

Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

Space Invaders.

Sunrise: 07.54 Sunset: 04.49

When on the marsh, I am inevitably drawn to the North Pond chain – fed by natural springs rising in the swamp, it’s an important and vibrant resource and home to varied plant and animal wildlife: some of it rare. 409 more words

Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve