The Lower Treave Caravan and Camping Park Blog

"Bugler! coming soon on 2017 .....Sound the Advance!

Scroll down for all the latest information, news and views from Lower Treave.

Sunday, 24 January 2010


When crisis and disaster, man-made and natural, are at every turn, it is good to know that old friends will always return from beneath the snows to lift our spirits.

The humble dandelion surfaces through the grass sward. The name comes from the French 'dent de lion' because the pointed leaves resemble a lion's tooth.

"When gorse is out of blossom, kissing's out of fashion".

In Buddhism, a willow branch is one of the chief attributes of Kwan Yin, the bodhisattva of compassion.

The Assyrians crushed daisies and mixed them with oil to turn hair dark.

Celandine comes from the Latin chelidonia, meaning swallow: it was said that the flowers bloomed when the swallows returned and faded when they left.

These photographs were taken by Paul around Lower Treave yesterday and as spring blossoms, he will continue to update us on the plants, birds and animals which arrive to make our year.

1 comment: