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 wasContinue 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 greenContinue 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 inContinue reading “Unfurled Ferns”
It may be the middle of winter but some trees are still very green, though not from leaves. This one at the bottom of my parents’ garden is covered in lichen and moss which makes it very interesting to photograph. Well, interesting to me anyway, as I like that kind of thing! 🙂 All theseContinue reading “Green Tree”