Blackthorn flowers appear before their leaves. On some parts of the hedgerow they’re still all buds, but here and there the flowers have opened. Soon there will be a mass of them, decorating the hedges with their delicate white petals.
You may hack me down You may shred me Tear my branches And leave me for dead But I will return in the spring You will see … In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Forces of Nature.”
This is one of the first flowers on the Blackthorn in my village. There are only a few so far, but soon the hedgerows will be filled with them. The first picture (above) was taken on Saturday, and then the second picture (below) was taken on Sunday of the same flower as it opened further.Continue reading “Spring Blossoming”