Category Archives: Flowers

Snowdrops are out!

The Snowdrops are out!  It is hard to believe that these lovely little flowers are flowering already!  These beautiful little plants flower between January and April and are one of the first to appear while the ground is still covered … Continue reading

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The colour of Autumn

This week I feel is a week that deserves to have two pictures on the blog!  This just sums up Autumn for me!  The thick green leaves that the big chestnut tree at the end of our drive had a few weeks ago have … Continue reading

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The Colour of the Crocus Flowers

This picture was taken in the front garden this week.  It is full of such an abundance of colour at the moment!  The borders are full of these beautiful and fun little flowers.  Apparently the crocus represents cheerfulness and it is … Continue reading

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Here and gone

I love poppies and we have some in our garden as you can see.  I look forward to their brief splash of brilliance each year around mid summer. Two things are striking about poppies.  They are brilliantly coloured, and are … Continue reading

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The time for bluebells

Like many of the early flowers, the bluebells have been amazing this year.  What I like about them is their profusion – they don’t do things by half, and it seems that once they are passed and I pull them … Continue reading

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The colour of spring

Spring flowers This photograph was taken on 7th April with all the hope of days which would be both warmer and longer.  One of the great things about the North East, or in fact anywhere in the North of Scotland … Continue reading

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Soaking up the sun

Making the most of the sunshine These lovely pansies have been flowering beautifully for a couple of weeks.  They deserve to have their photo displayed! The have been quietly getting on with the business of growing and although they have … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

I love this picture taken of some bright winter aconite with a dark background of dead and decomposing leaves.  The winter is behind (we hope) and the spring is round the corner.  This week has been seasonally warm and the … Continue reading

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Snowdrops in the woods

Snowdrops in the wood I’ve been watching out for the first snowdrops for a few weeks and saw them last week.  They are quite plentiful under the trees on the other side of the Bronie Burn. It always surprises me … Continue reading

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Blue sky sunny days!

What a contrasts we’ve had in weather over the last 7 days. The wind and rain has been interspersed with the most beautiful blue sky sunny days. Perhaps that’s why some of the flowers are still looking beautiful. Enjoy the … Continue reading

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