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Hellebore, Crocus and Raindrops

11 Feb

1   There is a garden near us that always has a lovely display of Hellebores at this time of year but it is hard getting underneath them to get a photo!  I must find somewhere high up to plant some for myself – the purple, white and green would be perfect for my Suffragette garden.  Click on any photo and zoom in for the detail.

Hellebore

Hellebore

2   Our crocuses are having a hard time – no sooner are they up then along comes another storm and beats them down.

Crocus

Crocus

3    The leaves on next-door’s Clematis are getting blown off too but I love how the raindrops collect and act as mini magnifying glasses on the veins on the back of the leaf.

Mini magnifying glasses

Mini magnifying glasses

 
 

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10 responses to “Hellebore, Crocus and Raindrops

  1. Hudson Howl

    February 14, 2014 at 4:05 am

    The last image, ‘droplets on leaf’, I find peaceful and inspiring. You’re eyes seen the potential. Looking and seeing, completely unrelated. Well done.

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  2. dhphotosite

    February 12, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    I can’t believe you are seeing spring flowers already. Lovely photos!

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  3. greenbenchramblings

    February 12, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    The crocuses do seem to be suffering badly in the wind and rain. We have a crocus lawn so are hoping they don’t flower until this weather improves.

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    • mybeautfulthings

      February 12, 2014 at 12:51 pm

      I hope they stay put too. It would be lovely to see a photo when they do appear! 🙂

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  4. flowerpot

    February 12, 2014 at 10:30 am

    lovely pics and did enjoy the ones of Sat!!!

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  5. Choc Chip Uru

    February 12, 2014 at 6:15 am

    I love mini magnifying glass, what a poetic idea! 😀

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  6. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    February 11, 2014 at 9:58 pm

    fabulous shots…so love details!

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  7. The Editors of Garden Variety

    February 11, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Magnificent pictures!

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