I often think about this time of the year as Yellow Season as a lot of the early spring flowers are yellow. https://flic.kr/p/2kMQQQB Celandine https://flic.kr/p/2kMUXP2 Forsythia https://flic.kr/p/2kMUUum Willow catkins (and bee) https://flic.kr/p/2kRrNUS Gorse https://flic.kr/p/2kSmgMt Marsh Marigold https://flic.kr/p/2kSmgE9 Dandelion https://flic.kr/p/2kSmL8V Daffodil https://flic.kr/p/2kSqKfi Primrose There are other colours out there though. Some pink, some white, a little…… Continue reading April Colours
Pattern: Zora by Dora Ohrenstein, from her book Top-Down Crochet Sweaters Yarn: Scheepjes Secret Garden in shade Secluded Lake
I was having a little potter around the garden looking for inspiration for this week’s theme and I thought about all the green that usually features in my photos. So I pondered a green-on-green kind of a shot, and looked for opportunities as I wandered. So, some very green photos ensued … Then I was…… Continue reading Monochrome Greens & Browns
More photos from the weekend today – a couple of really cute little grasshoppers in amongst the blades of grass.
The Beech tree in the garden is turning greener and greener as all the fresh green leaves emerge from the buds. Today has been far too windy but these were taken last weekend. I’m hoping the weather will improve so I will get a chance for more photos during this long weekend.
We had a little walk yesterday when the rain showers took a break, and I went grasshopper hunting again. I only managed to spot one but he was pretty co-operative and let me take a few shots. This one is a Common Green Grasshopper, an especially green one it seems, blending with the green green…… Continue reading Green Green Grass(hopper) of Home
I had a quick potter in the front garden after work and spotted this fluorescent greeny-yellow spider on the Willow. Very bright! She even has a red bottom! In this image she is returning to her ‘nest’, perhaps defending her babies from me! I believe she is a Green Orb-Weaver Spider.
I am very fond of ferns. There’s something about them when they’re unfurling that catches my eye every time and I have to stop and take a photo. These are some of my better shots (there are many more!) which range from the unfurling shots back in May to half-unfurled which I think were in…… Continue reading Unfurled Ferns