"The wonder is that we can see these trees, and not wonder more."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world."
a cold early summer
fried egg flowers
unidentified bell flowers
daisies and bee
daisies and tiny spider
the first rose, Moyesii
Daffidils and Tulips
Daffodils in April
tulips, "Mickey Mouse"
tulips by the back door
Nettlemas Eve, The evening before May Day, where playful children and
naughty faeries whack each other with handfuls of nettles.
Foggy morning, bright day.
Contorted hazel in the fog
Daffodils in the woods
Teasing Georgia climbing David Austin rose
Blythe Spirit David Austin rose
William Morris David Austin rose
Puffball mushrooms in the Peppermint Woods
A mushroom village under the hawthorn
Old mushroom by the Moyesii rose, the rosehips fallen on the grass.
Wild rose hips
Alba Semi Plena and Tess of the d’Urbervilles with wild geranium
Alba Semi Plena and Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Tinkerbelle and a Rugosa
A wild rose volunteer
I saw a swallow!
The swallows are back! I love the sound of their twittering and chirping. It's always a pleasure to hear the first one of the season.
a crow flies across a winter sky
a blackbird nibbles on apples
a hedgehog sits amongst the honeysuckle