Monthly Archive: April, 2018

WordPress Photo Challenge: Lines and a View

We found this photo from Collingwood House/College in my archives from 2015. It has an abundance of lines and a view of verdant gardens through the arches. There are lines in the stonework,… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Prolific Aphids Macro

I’ve found many tiny green dots on our Sedum. My macro lens reveals them as bugs, lots of them! Now I have to work out how to get rid of them! The Daily… Continue reading

Flowerbuds Macro of the Day: Kalanchoe

These little buds are full of promise. I do like the miniature world that a macro lens can reveal. 🙂

WordPress Photo Challenge: Awakening Peony Shoot in the Snow

In March it snowed and carpeted our garden. This little peony shoot survived and thrived though!   The Daily Post PHOTO CHALLENGE: Awakening Also see Cee’s Flower of the Day – April 17,… Continue reading

Flowering Plant of the Day: Awakening Peonies

Having planted 6 peony roots last year and waiting all winter, some tiny red shoots started appearing.   They didn’t look like much at first!   Then the leaves started to unfurl, red… Continue reading

Flower of the Day: Cherry Blossom

    Some close-up shots of our winter cherry blossom. 🙂 Inspired by Cee: https://ceenphotography.com/2018/04/09/flower-of-the-day-april-10-2018-tulips/

Flower of the Day: Crocii

These tiny crocus flowers added a bit of colour to a grey January.

Flowerbud of the Day: Tulip

Here is a fresh green tulip bud. It’s just pushed up from where it’s been growing underground. It’s only got a tinge of the colour it might be soon.

Flowerbud Macro of the Day: Camellia With Snow

During the snow I tried to get some good macro shots but the snow is difficult to get good focus on. Here is some slightly melted snow on a Camellia bud.

Flowerbud of the Day: Tulip

We planted lots of tulip bulbs and finally they are starting to show above ground. We’re looking forward to them opening and filling the border with colour!

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