Rural & Rustic

Life on a smallholding in the Welsh hills.

Latest Blog Post: Colchicum Autumnale

1 Oct 2018, 9:07 p.m.

How can it be 1st October already??! Before time runs away from me even more and the moment passes, here is something that we did in September.

We have Colchicum Autumnale, also known as Autumn Crocus, Meadow Saffron or even Naked Ladies, in one of our fields and we continue the work of the previous owners in counting the flowers each Autumn and passing on the numbers to the county recorder for the Botanical Society for Great Britain and Ireland.

These pretty wild flowers are ...

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