UK Wildlife Ranger

UK Wildlife Ranger

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….or Cuckoo Flower. A plant of the Faerie Folk and therefore, best left well alone. There were one or two May-Day (1st May) celebrations held in and around the Cotswolds this year, but if those responsible for making any of the wildflower garlands used in such celebrations happened to include any Lady’s Smock, then they clearly failed to understand the degree of menace traditionally associated with this harmless looking spring flower. In fact, in days gone by, any garland made with even a single stem of Lady’s Smock accidentally woven into it would almost certainly have been taken apart and remade, but without the offending spray.

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