Red Dead-nettle

My usual Red Dead-nettle spot hasn’t let me down this year. There are, as usual, lots of pretty little flowers growing there. I like to know that year after year, I can rely on the various different spring flowers to appear in their usual spot, at the usual time. It’s quite comforting. Lots of plants…… Continue reading Red Dead-nettle

Delicate Primrose Yellow

Primrose yellow is such a gentle, delicate kind of yellow. While the Daffodils, Dandelions and Forsythia are proclaiming the start of spring with their bright sunshine yellow, the primrose is more subtle with its approach. And when adorned with shining raindrops, the picture is complete. These Primroses are in my garden. I’m hoping to have…… Continue reading Delicate Primrose Yellow

Knowing where to look

I’m not very good at people. I’m much better at animals, insects, flowers, etc. If you were to ask where does Mr Whatever live, I’d probably have no idea, unless he was one of the few people in my village that I do know. But if you were to ask where can I find some…… Continue reading Knowing where to look

Marsh Mallow

No, not the sweets, but the flowers. I have some in my garden and every time I go out with my camera I seem to take yet another photo of them. I am obsessed with getting the curly stamens in focus. Lately they have been mostly bedecked with raindrops. Please enjoy my Marsh Mallow flowers,…… Continue reading Marsh Mallow

Plantain

Among the other more showy flowers, the Plantains often get overlooked. They don’t have flowers with colourful petals, but they are attractive in their own way. I have taken quite a few photos of Ribwort Plantains (Plantago lanceolata) over the years, and they do make a striking photo when they’re standing up alone with a…… Continue reading Plantain

Purple Loosestrife

It’s time for the Purple Loosestrife to make its grand entrance now. The flower spikes were beginning to appear a couple of weeks back: There seems to be lots of flower spikes. As well as the main ones, there are others branching off beneath too. I got my first photos of the flowers this weekend.…… Continue reading Purple Loosestrife