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May in the Woods

May in the Woods

May in the Woods May is my favourite month of the year, but this year as it has been so warm early in April some of the May flowers are already over. The weather has been amazing this spring but as we have been in lockdown here in the UK the opportunity to visit...
April in the Woods

April in the Woods

​Into the Woods April The weather this April has been amazing. Unfortunately, we are all still on lockdown in the UK so are limited in travelling so have to go into our gardens or walk locally to appreciate the warmth and the sun!  Fortunately, you don’t have to go...
Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics I love this time of year. Leaves are in bud on the trees and the woodland and meadow plants are just starting to come up. Before long the floor will be overgrown with  ivy, brambles and ferns but for just a few weeks spring flowers are in bloom and the...
March in the Woods

March in the Woods

Into the Woods March 2020 This has been a strange month. With Corvid-19 arriving in the UK and us going from a bit of extra vigilance to total lockdown. Nature doesn’t care about that though and March is the time that plants and trees really start to bloom. Spring...
February in the Wood

February in the Wood

February in the Wood Today I was very lucky. I went on my first foraging trip of the year today with Martin Bailey of Go Foraging in Bristol . So far this month it has rained – a lot! So I was expecting my first foraging trip to be in the rain, with a bit of sleet and...
January In the Wood

January In the Wood

Into the Woods, January 2020 It may be a new year for us, but in the woods most things look dormant.Nothing much is growing at the moment. There is some sign of life but most of this is still left over from last year as it has not been very cold this winter –...