Wildflower – Common Ragwort

Common ragwort is a yellow wildflower that is poinsonour to cattle and horses but loved by bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Orange hawkweed

Orange hawkweed is a perennial wild flower from alpine regions of central and Southern Europe. The flower itself can come in a wide range of colours from a deep rusty orange to a pure yellow often with a range in between. The plant grows low to the ground avoiding lawn mowers and grazing animals. TheContinue reading “Orange hawkweed”

Buttercups

Buttercups are a family of herbs with bright yellow flowers with 5 petals. One of the reasons buttercups are so easily seen in farmers fields is because they are poisonous to livestock . The animals learn quickly to leave them alone as the sap has an acrid taste. It was believed that the golden yellowContinue reading “Buttercups”

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