The Wilden Marsh Blog


Sunrise: 05. 22   Sunset: 08.44 Once a bed of beautiful English bluebells, this area is now dominated by invasive Himalayan balsam. I photographed a bluebell carpet here last year, but this year their number is very much reduced.  Each year the balsam covers more ground, increasingly smothering the native flora, and I see fewer bluebells in the wood as a result.  Sustained effort and labour are needed if Hoo Wood bluebells… Read More