Tag: Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)

Walking the Policies

Stuff is really starting to grow at Stonewalls now. We have this Blue thing up in the Meadow Field. Teasels in the Paddock. Lots of Greater Stitchwort in the Pipe and Ivytree Fields. …and the first sighting of Red Clover in the Ivytree Field. We are not sure if it’s our imagination, but we seem to have many more English Bluebells this year. They are dotted all over the place.

Walking the Policies

The Sun shines at Stonewalls today, so a little walk around the policies to admire late Spring in full flow. The Foxgloves are now starting to flower, and the grass is really starting to grow in the Top Field….

Country Life: May

Outside Temp for April/May Well what a difference a bit of warmth makes.   In early April the temperature struggled to get into double figures, and when it did warm up,  the soil was still cold. It was only till about the first week in May that all hell started to break loose!  If you wanted a lawn, you would now have to start cutting the grass every 7 to 10 days now, as it’s…