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bank holiday walk


Our bank holiday was nice and peacful, we took Millie to a place called woodpond gate, a lovely forestry area, i’ve also included a few pics from the garden too..

My other half Jane with Millie looking from the gate.

Jane, Jade and Millie..

this old Oak was hollow in the middle must be home to loads of little critters..

from the side path the pine larch woods, the floor really soft and springy to walk on.

Wood sorrel in it’s natural habitat, quite pretty like that..

More woods, this is a forestry area that they are rejuvenating..

as we followed the path this tree in the centre looked like it was watching us, Jade called it the watcher…

here’s Jade with her drink lol.

the first of my Eucomis i have this is E.Autumnalis it’s a dwarf type.

This one is E.Bicolor a nice large one.

This one is another dwarf type E.Vandermerwei.

Even closer up the marsh marigold is nice.

Noticed my Lilac shrub is full of buds..

And even some are opening..

Rhodie Cosmopolitan the first of my Rhodies to bloom.

To finish up on a nice blue cool colour, the bluebells here are starting to flower… must be happy with that…

thanks for looking :-)

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Nice blog. How I wish I could go walking through woods like that. Lovely on a day like this with the sun shining through the trees.

7 May, 2013


Hi Warwick ..
Super pics ...
nice to see Jane, Jade and Millie.
Thanks for sharing your walk :o)

7 May, 2013


You had a lovely walk. It's nice to see the wild flowers and trees, and great that the weather was favourable for you.
I haven't grown Eucomis for years. I didn't know there were all those types.

7 May, 2013


love those trees SL, that 'watcher' is fantastic. Bet that lilac smell amazing!
Love the blue bell and the marsh marigold

7 May, 2013


Thanks Cinders :-)

Hi Terra, thanks :-)

Thanks Hywel, yes there are loads of eucomis now I don't know where they all come from though :-)

Thanks Sticki, yes smells lovely :-)

7 May, 2013


The Watcher, what a lovely imagination Jade has SL :)
Your Eucomis are coming on great.
Enjoyed my walk

7 May, 2013


Thanks Scottish, Jade says thanks too :-)

7 May, 2013


Enjoyed the walk thanks love your lilac tree .

7 May, 2013


I enjoyed the walk too, I love walking through woodlands, my favourite places, thanks for sharing:)

7 May, 2013


Lovely blog Slad, thanks! :)

7 May, 2013


Warwick, this blog is so peaceful.Trips like this people keep in their memories for a long time. I liked the forest walk, too. That tree is really exceptional, differs from all others.

7 May, 2013


Thanks Kidsgran, the lilac was only a little cutting 6 years ago :-)

Thanks Louisa yes We love woods too it seems life is different under the branches :-)

Thanks Karen :-)

Thanks Kat, yes we'll remember this walk, it was lovely and peaceful too, the tree I loved it was so unusual :-)

8 May, 2013


A fellow tree-hugger, I see. ;-)
Great blog, Surrey.

8 May, 2013


Love woodland walks, Warwick and that one looks particularly nice. I know that springy feeling beneath your feet - great, isn't it? That ancient oak is glorious and The Watcher looks as tho' he's stepped off the pages of Tolkien. Those little wood sorrel are really pretty and there's nothing like being able to get inside a tree when you're a child. Jade looks like she's having fun anyway.
Back home and how lovely is your lilac! Ours are not so advanced yet. Will look forward to seeing the eucomis in flower too. I nearly bought some last year but was afraid they might be tricky.
Glad you all enjoyed your day.

8 May, 2013


Cheers Mouldy :-)

Thanks Tuesdaybear, yes never thought about Tolkien :-)
Glad you enjoyed the blog.

9 May, 2013


great stuff SL - the woods are great to walk around when they're not so packed

11 May, 2013


Cheers Paul, these were very quiet, only a few people we saw :-)

11 May, 2013

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