Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Clifton Down

Many more photographs here.

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Winter at Westonbirt

My favorite view on a winters day at the National Arboritum, Westonbirt, is that of the Dogwoods (Cornus sp.) and Willows (Salix sp.) that are copiced each Spring just to provide this amazing winter display. When the sunlight catches them they are radient with rich colours.

Monday, 4 January 2010

Westonbirt Erman's Birch

Betula ermanii is a native of Korea, Japan and the native islands. This specimen is very large, mature and beautiful.

Sunday, 3 January 2010

Bridgnorth Oak

A "stags-head" oak to the south of the Bridgnorth bypass. The quality of light has been stunning over Christmas!

South East Mendip Beech

A grand lone beech to the west of Ston Easton.