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Blackberry Promise-142/365

This flower, from a wild blackberry just seems like a tiny world, so much going on, the closer you look. And this holds the promise of fruit for the summer. It's going to be a good year for them as they are everywhere in the hedges and at the edge of the woods. Plenty for the birds and us to eat and freeze.

#365project +G+ 365 Project by +Simon Davis-Oakley +Patricia dos Santos Paton

#bellesphotos +Belles photos by +Jean-Louis LAURENCE +Claudya Bonnet

#floralfriday +FloralFriday by +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Kiki Nelson +Eustace James

HQSP Flowers #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers curated by +Kawthar A +Krystina Isabella Brion +Maria B-R +Zita Nahm +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk

Aquilegia (Columbine)-141/365

Sometimes you just have to get down at ground level and look up to see the best things. These hang their heads and so the only way to see them and appreciate their full beauty is to do just that. I love Aquilegia, (Granny's Bonnet, or Columbine). These grow randomly in our gardens and self-set in clusters that surprise us early each summer. 

#365project +G+ 365 Project by +Simon Davis-Oakley +Patricia dos Santos Paton

HQSP Flowers #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers curated by +Kawthar A +Krystina Isabella Brion +Maria B-R +Zita Nahm +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk

#bellesphotos +Belles photos by +Jean-Louis LAURENCE +Claudya Bonnet

#floralfriday +FloralFriday by +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Kiki Nelson +Eustace James

After the Rain-135/365

These are my absolute favourite tulips that we have in the garden. There are just two flowers that appear, each year. And they seem to last for weeks before dying off. I was photographing these at the time of the raccoon saga and just yesterday after a sudden downpour I happened to see that they are still there, but soon will be over.  So here they are, early for #tulipsaturday  curated by +Measie Elizabeth, +Marilyn Benham +Eustace James 

For FloralFriday  curated by  +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Eustace James +Kiki Nelson #floralfriday +FloralFriday
For FLOWER POWER  curated by  +Edith Kukla #flowerpower +FLOWER POWER
For FlowerFriday  curated by  +Angie Davila +FlowerFriday

HQSP Flowers #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers curated by +Kawthar A +Krystina Isabella Brion +Maria B-R +Zita Nahm +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk

#365project +G+ 365 Project by +Simon Davis-Oakley +Patricia dos Santos Paton

And also  to thank +Photo Mania Canada with +Giselle Savoie and +Mark HELM for including me in their shared circle.

Over So Soon-127/365

I love to see the dandelions that appear in the spring. Two days ago I was photographing the yellow carpet spread out under the trees. Too soon they were over this year, it seems. But the delicate seeds are here, to be spread in the wind. The middle looks like a golf ball, which I had never noticed before. This image is best viewed large and zoomed in to see the detail.

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

#365project +G+ 365 Project by +Simon Davis-Oakley +Patricia dos Santos Paton

#floralfriday +FloralFriday by +Tamara Pruessner +Beth Akerman +Kiki Nelson +Eustace James

HQSP Flowers #hqspflowers +HQSP Flowers curated by +Kawthar A +Krystina Isabella Brion +Maria B-R +Zita Nahm +Kanlaya Chungsangornpornsuk

#deadflowersociety +Dead Flower Society by +Don Noll +Alex Ponce

#bellesphotos  pour +Belles photos page animée par +Jean-Louis LAURENCE  +Claudya Bonnet +mimiesmile b