Finally a trip beyond the house horizon is allowed and it felt so good. Just look to see some of the things there to delight in the hedgerow.
Click to enlarge.
Such a pest to sum but at the right time. Braken has it’s beauty.
I remember coming across this plant for the first time in my late teens. One of it’s old names is Gill or Gill-Over-The-Ground. A tea can be made from it and of course that is Gill Tea. It was also used in beer before hops were introduced. Read more here.
Like so many insects this common species is often overlooked. Unless like me you are looking. The male has a ‘tail’ that looks like a Scorpion’s. Read more here.
Look but don’t touch.
If your lawn is not mown too much you may have this in your garden.
Is a hedgerow complete without Cow Parsley in the Spring?