April – The Time to Experience Fairy Thimbles

Ancient woodland treasures Bees, butterflies and other insects feed on the nectar of the ancient Bluebell. These wonderful ¬†purple flowers provide an excellent source of nectar. Bees can ‘steal’ the nectar from the Bluebell flowers, by biting a hole in the bottom of the bell and reaching the nectar without actually pollinating the flower. Folklore…

A Sea of Bluebells – Fairy Flowers

The bluebell, with its sweet, ever so charming scent, can beguile and enchant the most fleeting gossamer-winged fairy. Folklore tales would have¬†us believe that by wearing a wreath made of bluebell flowers, the wearer would be compelled to speak only the truth. Bluebell woods were thought to be enchanted: if your walked through one you…