A Year in the South Chilterns

It's poppy time!

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A whole field of red poppies is hard to find nowadays but they can still be found at field edges. In places where a farmer has left a larger field margin they still grow in profusion and make a beautiful sight and are surely one of our prettiest weeds. While walking the beginning of the Swans's Way, near Goring, I found some poppies but nothing like the displays I used to find when I moved to the South Chilterns, about 20 years ago. I took a photo but decided that the photo featured here (taken in Hampshire) more closely captures what I love about the vibrancy of these beautiful flowers