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Red Poppy Field, Wiltshire

Red Poppy Field, Wiltshire

Wiltshire red poppies 2024 In the absence of any red poppy fields in Dorset (as yet), I made an early morning trip to Wiltshire to see a huge field of red poppies. It was a bit of a trek to get to the location, which can’t be seen from any road, but it was so...
Dorset Opium Poppies

Dorset Opium Poppies

Opium poppies (Papaver somniferum) have a long and complex history, with their cultivation dating back thousands of years. Dorset’s ‘pink poppies’ do well in our favourable climate and fertile soil, which is an ideal location for growing these...