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Monday, March 31, 2008

April flowers

How many species of wild flower are do you think are in bloom on this bank?



Primrose







Wood anemone







Lesser celandine








Dog violet









Wild strawberry

17 Comments:

Blogger Ellee Seymour said...

How lovely, what a wonderful way to start the day by seeing nature at its best.

8:15 am  
Blogger lorenzothellama said...

I didn't spot the anemone or strawberry. Isn't it a bit early for strawberry flowers?
How blessed you are to live in such close proximity to nature.

8:34 am  
Blogger simon said...

Its amazing to contrast the English flowers with ours-

9:03 am  
Blogger TCA said...

The weather is miserable and cold in Boston, the meeting I'm involved with is even worse and I miss my home and family very badly.

This hint of springtime at home is like seeing the light at the end of the tunnel: Thanks for your post - it has cheered me up no end.

W

11:59 am  
Blogger Maalie said...

Thanks everyone.

TCA: Proud and privileged to help :-)

4:12 pm  
Blogger Kiwi Nomad 2008 said...

Hard to believe it... but I will soon be in a European spring!

6:58 pm  
Blogger Magdalene said...

More spring and soon to be summer pics! We're all waking up now aren't we?

8:15 pm  
Blogger simon said...

tca- you are a "gun" :o)

8:26 am  
Blogger TCA said...

"Gun"?

W

7:07 pm  
Blogger Kiwi Nomad 2008 said...

Gotta watch out for those Anzac idioms simon... might get yerself into trouble ;-)

1:06 am  
Blogger Scaredy Cat said...

I bet there are lots of lovely birds feeding in that undergrowth. It would be good camaflage for a cat like me to hide in and pounce.

5:16 pm  
Blogger Angel... said...

HOW Cute...what a wonderful pictures I love it

9:53 pm  
Blogger Halfmom, AKA, Susan said...

They are all very lovely - the violet is my favorite - one of my all time favorites! When I was a young girl, I dug some up from my grandparents yard in the mountains and carried them home to the lowlands!

3:53 am  
Anonymous May said...

Thank you for sharing these lovely pictures.

9:23 am  
Blogger Ellee Seymour said...

Let's hope those spring flowers survive the snow storms predicted for this weekend.

11:18 pm  
Blogger Merisi said...

The same flowers grow in the meadows at the edge of the woods in my neighborhood, but the violets are mostly of the fragrant variety, a little bit darker in colour.

2:14 pm  
Blogger Shrinky said...

Hey, my strawberry patch is no where near flowering yet! We still have daffidols and tulips in bloom. Isn't it a relief to see the buds back on the trees? I can't wait for summer to arrive.

2:37 pm  

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