Bloomin’ Kent

Here are a few snaps of some of the wonderful plants blooming all over this beautiful county right now.  We were blessed with perfect May Bank Holiday weather and these little beauties looked stunning in the sunlight.

Bluebell Woods

Bluebell Woods

budding hawthorn

Budding Hawthorn Blossom… Better late than never!

Wild Garlic ...we gathered the flowers to garnish the salad

Wild Garlic …we gathered the flowers to garnish the salad

Herb Robert.  Sacred to Jack and carried for good luck and fertility.  Also smells of musty geranium when picked!

Herb Robert. Sacred to Jack and carried for good luck and fertility. Also smells of musty geranium when picked!

Primrose flowers, picked to candy and decorate cakes

Primrose flowers, picked to candy and decorate cakes

Oak before Ash...we'll pick the fresh green leaves to make Oak wine in a couple more weeks

Oak before Ash…we’ll pick the fresh green leaves to make Oak wine in a couple more weeks

one of my favourite spring flowers...The Forget-Me- Not...so very tiny yet perfectly formed

One of my favourite spring flowers…The Forget-Me- Not…so very tiny yet perfectly formed

Bugle weed (Ajuga reptans) covers the ground beneath the Pine trees

Bugle weed (Ajuga reptans) covers the ground beneath the Pine trees

Twisted Hazel...where the Lordly Ones dwell

Twisted Hazel…where the Lordly Ones dwell

Pit stop at the sunbathed stones of Coldrum

Pit stop at the sunbathed stones of Coldrum

 

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