The Wilden Marsh Blog


I had a conversation the other day with a person living next to a parcel of partly wooded land with a public footpath going through it. The land, he said, is owned by his local council and is classified as not having a designated use. He asked if I knew what is involved in getting the wood classified as a nature reserve. I didn’t have a complete answer, but I suggested, if… Read More

There are daffodils, periwinkles, flowering currant, 2 bluebells and hawthorn blooming in Hoo Wood at the moment, and not many of any of them.

This is the first 2016 bluebell in Hoo Wood, photographed on the 20th March. I phographed the same plant again this morning, and it is still the only bluebell in Hoo Wood.