Monday, 30 April 2007

Friday, 27 April 2007

Tuesday, 24 April 2007

Colourful April Flowers At Barleycorn.

Alpine potentilla
White daffodil with subtle hint of lemon
Red parrot tulip
Brunnera macrophylla variegata, the false forget-me-not

Saturday, 21 April 2007

Greening up at Barleycorn.

Taz, hiding amongst the forget-me-nots
Fresh new foliage of a silver birch tree

Colourful, fragrant wallflowers
Populus Candicans, known as Gilead's Balm

Silver birch catkins

marsh marigolds

Cookie amongst the daffodils
Weeping silver birch
marsh marigolds

Monday, 16 April 2007

'Spring is bustin' out all over' at Barleycorn

When bees hum in the linden tree
And roses bloom in cottage plots,
Along the brookside banks we see
the blue wild forget-me-nots.
Patience Strong.

Myosotis, pink forget-me-nots

Primula denticulata, lilac drumstick primula

Primula denticulata, pink drumstick primula

Sorbus cashmiriana, the Kashmir rowan

Sambucus aurea 'Sutherland's Gold', the golden elder
Berberis darwinii, the barberry shrub
Chaenomeles japonica, the flowering quince
Fragrant white and yellow narcissi
Golden trumpet narcissi

Friday, 13 April 2007

Adorable cats, wriggly tadpoles, and Spring colour at Barleycorn

Titch under the boiler
Wriggly tadpoles
Cookie on a rug
Jaffa in the sunshine
Monster on a rug
Taz enjoying the sunshine

Marsh marigolds
More wriggly tadpoles