Colinton Dell, alongside the Water of Leith, is dominated by wild garlic already and the plant isn't even in flower yet! It's thick glossy leaves are growing in many areas and the air smells of garlic!
Edinburgh Natural History Society tonight so I hope to include some of my photos in a blog post about the talk tomorrow. In the meantime, here is just one of my lichen photos
dippers seem to have found themselves a cosy little nest site behind the vegetation overhanging part of the riverbank.