Category Archive: Photos

Flower of the Day: White Tulip

This is one of the tulips we planted last year, looking good in the morning light. 🙂 Inspired by Cee:

Flower of the Day: Bluebells

The bluebells were early this year. Most things were later after a cold march but the bluebells flowered mid April. I always look forward to seeing their magical violet in May as it… Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge: Unlikely Dew Drip

If I said I was going to go out and take a photo of dew dripping you might think it unlikely I would succeed, but I was looking through some photos I took… Continue reading

Flower of the Day: Nearly Black Tulip

We bought and planted Queen of Night tulips in the autumn and I’m glad we did. I think they look like voluptuous velvet in the morning light. Inspired by Cee:

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:

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