Month of May
Pictures in May
The grass verges, even along the busiest roads were in full bloom with beautiful wild flowers amidst long grasses. I have not seen such a display for a while.
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Some years ago it was policy to cut back grass verges and banks, and although it looked neat and tidy the survival of wildflowers and insects which depend on that kind of habitat was threatened. A useful site is this link to BBC science and nature to find out more about the preservation of wildflowers.
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