This small fragile evergreen shrub (not often higher than 40cms) grows wild in just a few of our hedgerows and woods around Wyre where the soil it isn’t too acidic. It is flowering now and is pollinated by early spring insects.
Spurge Laurel, Callow Hill, 26 January 2018 ©Rosemary Winnall
Spurge Laurel in hedgerow, Callow Hill, 26 January 2018 ©Rosemary Winnall
Large amounts of snow fell on 8, 9 and 10 December 2017 – more than we’ve seen for a long time! Then on 11th the sun came out and the landscape looked fantastic under a foot of snow.
Snowing at Uncllys Farm 10 December 2017 ©Linda Iles
Sheep at Uncllys Farm 11 December 2017 ©Linda Iles
Uncllys Farm, 11 December 2017 ©Linda iles
Wimperhill, 12 December 2017 ©Phil Rudlin
Near Experimental Pool, Dowles, 12 December ©Phil Rudlin
Trees in snow, Woodwards Coppice, 11 December 2017 ©Rosemary Winnall