Umbellifers

Umbellifers – Nettles, not the only nasty!

Written by Gillian Duggan

Hi everyone,

Over the past weeks, what with lockdown and the good weather, I’ve noticed an increase in the number of people on my normally quiet, local routes which is really fantastic to see.

Is stopping for a socially distant hello to a now familiar face and their dog the new ‘meet for a chat’?

Yesterday, while I looked over the hill to the distant bay, I noticed a family in the field below realising they were in the company of a herd of heifers! For some reason, they took off towards the nearest gap which contained a patch of common hogweed and a hedge of gorse and they were all in shorts!

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