Thursday, 23 April 2009

Drumboe cornucopia

Drumboe is always very productive. I got too many shots today, so the question is: plants or insects first? Flowers it is.

Wood Speedwell is always tricky to photograph. It usually likes shade, but a few specimens were in a clearing where an ancient Beech was removed last year:

Bugle seems a little early this year, but I suppose it's almost May.

I really like the pale green leaves of Beech when they're brand new:

Two clumps of Marsh Marigolds were well advanced in the drainage channel that flows into the Finn:

Yellow Pimpernel certainly likes shade:

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