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Mowing the dyke

This afternoon we went for a long walk and picnic on our favourite dyke near Petten, that meanders its way between the Putten nature reserve and farmland behind the famous Hondsbossche sea dyke. It’s a beautiful peaceful spot where hardly anyone walks, especially on a monday afternoon, with only the sounds of sedge warblers, lapping water, bleating sheep and rustling reeds. The dykes back was covered in a beautiful thatch of long silky grass and colourful wild flowers, waving and rustling luxuriously in the warm breeze. Continue reading Mowing the dyke