Full flushed green and the air beneath filled with lime-flower scent – now is the moment when the Linden Walk is at its billowy, verdant best – the perfect resort for soothing overheated body, mind and spirit. What a treasure our long-ago town physician bequeathed us when he planted this avenue of lime trees.
I think they must be the broad-leaved variety, Tilia platyphyllos , since they always start flowering in June, whereas the blossom of the Common Lime only gets going in July. But good for old Doctor William Penny Brookes who roused his chums to go tree planting some fifty years ago. Ever since, the trees have thrived on the limestone soil (an intriguing congruency of lime and lime), and in fact a Professor of Lime Trees who visited Much Wenlock some years ago to give them a health check, told us that, with care, they could last us another 150 years.
Tree Square 1# For the month of July, Becky’s square extravaganza features the arboreal. The only ‘rule’ is the header photo must be squared.
15 thoughts on “Blissful Linden Green”
This walk must be a little Heaven on earth.
I think you’ve absolutely summed it up.
oh you have taken us for a stroll along the path too – you are spoiling us Tish. This is a Linden extravaganza
Had to let you have a bit of a stroll.
It is, isn’t it 🙂
Your Linden trees just had to have first place.
They did, didn’t they 🙂
Just love this Linden walk Tish and thank you for showing us it through the seasons. An oasis of calm.
Oasis of calm – nicely put, Pauline.
I’d love to stroll there, Tish. Gorgeous!
It’s a calming spot, Marsha.
Lovely view of Linden Walk – thank you for bringing us for a visit! And a verdant contribution to #TreeSquares!
Happy you could have a wander here, Ju-Lyn.