Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by EightBitTony, Aug 18, 2020.
hydrangea by Dan, on Flickr
Out today for a walk and found, in a recently-planted field of maize where the farmer had, earlier, dumped some hardcore, that from this hardcore some lovely poppies had emerged:
Common Mallow by SteveH, on Flickr
Pretty, but they seem to be taking over...
Very Common Mallow by SteveH, on Flickr
Oh well, once the Council 'gardeners' get back to work. it'll be a dull green verge again.
Poppies by Nigel G, on Flickr
cornflower by Dan, on Flickr
thistle by Dan, on Flickr
I always think of pansies as a load of happy smiling faces
Arum Lily by SteveH, on Flickr
Someone has planted a couple of large clumps of them in a small local stream. Problem was finding a couple of decent. isolated blooms.
Absolutely! I often move heartsease off the allotment (where they are a "weed") into my garden (where they are definitely welcomed as flowers) - especially one with tiny white flowers. They are almost invisible, but so worth it when you find one.
Yep. Today's view...
How depressing. Not even allowed to set seed.
My old bus stop verge.
(for @Zou )
Yeah. They've done the grass in the park too, and outside the lawcourts, but not the Council offices on the other side of the road. But that is less than a foot high and full of daisies and buttercups. And I think they've done all the grass in the park by the river. I can understand why, but it still depresses me.
I don't normally walk by the front of our flats but did today (on the way to pick up one of my repeat prescriptions) and discovered it full of hawkweed, clover (both purple and white), daisies and a heck of a lot of...
Fox and Cubs by SteveH, on Flickr
Sorry about the black-fly, but there's no way I'm editing them all out!
Another one from the same 'session'.
Selfheal by SteveH, on Flickr
Fairly certain about the ID...
Bocking 14 comfrey
Ever so slightly distorted bramble.
Silver Birch Catkins by SteveH, on Flickr
Tiny Blue Flowers by SteveH, on Flickr
Some sort of dayflower, I think. Wouldn't swear to it...
And S. birch
I think you've nailed it - award yourself an OBE!
Old Blasted Eejit?
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