Monday, 25 April 2011

Spring is Here...

It's been a lovely few days over Easter- despite a little rain- and so many of the plants and flowers are blooming giving bursts of colour amid the greenery.

Did you know that you could find out what native species of trees and plants have grown in the area you live?  You can use the postcode database on the Natural History Museum website to find out. Very helpful if you want to plant native species in your garden...

You can find out about different plants- there's a long list of names. But I can see it would be a useful starting point if you were setting a scene sometime in the past and had your heroine picking wild flowers or herbs, even being presented with a bouquet- and you'd added in a flower that wouldn't or couldn't have been there at that time.

Meanwhile here are a few flowers from my garden, thought sadly my self-seeded bluebells are not the native species that were once so abundant in the woods of my childhood.

Bluebells,greenery,fence,plants,garden Bluebells Forever...

                                                            And the Hawthorn Blooming


  1. Lovely photos, carol, and thanks for the site information. I have given you a Versatile Blogger Award as I enjoy your blog. You can pick it up (if you wish to accept it) at:

  2. Thank you Rosemary, I will be over to your blog soon.


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