Clover takes over

Stamfordham Church standing above the flower filled pasture (c) Sally Hutt

Stamfordham Church standing above the flower filled pasture (c) Sally Hutt

Dandelion clocks (c) Sally Hutt

Dandelion clocks (c) Sally Hutt

The riverside pasture in Stamfordham is a great place to track the progress of the year.  A bright, warm, sunny evening took us out for a walk past the church and down to the River Pont.  The marsh marigolds are all but over and the dandelions too have turned to furry clocks.  Now it’s the turn of the buttercups to provide the yellow while the red clover offers some pink into the mix.  The pignut is now out in  flower too while bush vetch is freshly out in the nearby hedges.  It was too late in the day for butterflies but even with our recent warm sunny weather these seem to be in low numbers still.  It was a quiet evening for birds though a few yellowhammers sang from high trees along our route.

Red clover (c) Duncan Hutt

Red clover (c) Duncan Hutt

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One Response to Clover takes over

  1. viv blake says:

    Made me want to be in Stamfordham. You found a great angle to take the clover flower.

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