• Wildlife Friendly Otley

Spring crocus

Vibrant pops of colour are appearing all over Otley, they are joyful to see on the grey days before spring. Whilst not being a native plant, with such a massive loss of our own native wildflowers, they provide much needed source of nectar and pollen for pollinating insects just emerging from hibernation. Crocuses come in a wide and appealing range of colours, from a distinctive mauve to pale yellow or white, all of them enjoy a sunny position and well drained soil. So enjoy the colour and why not watch a patch for a while and see what early bees buzz in for a meal?















0 views

Recent Posts

See All

Gorse

Wildlife Friendly Otley

Who We Are

Privacy Policy

Contact Us

© 2021 by Wildlife Friendly Otley

Masthead photography courtesy of Mark Denton

Buy Mark Denton cards at markdentonphotographic.co.uk

The UK’s first Wildlife Friendly Town

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram