Wordless Wednesday – Little rays of sunshine


Ribes odoratum with its delicious smell of cloves


Tulipa tarda keeps performing


In the pond: Marsh marigold (Caltha palustris) light up the marginals


Dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis) – in the lawn, down the alleys, on the roundabouts and occasionally in the border


Cowslip (Primula veris) – in the meadow


Tulipa sylvestris – our wild tulip (at Wimpole)


Celandine (Ficaria verna)


Acacia pravissima (Ovens wattle at Cambridge Botanics)


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13 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Little rays of sunshine

  1. Chloris says:

    Lovely sunshine flowers.

  2. So cheerful! I love yellow, especially with compliments of white flowers and silver foliage.

  3. susurrus says:

    These are guaranteed to put smiles on our faces.

  4. Tina says:

    Yellow! Yellow post! I love it and your flowers and photos are lovely.
    Thanks for a nice wake up!

  5. Full of spring cheer, and lovely to see that you included equally beautiful images of lowly dandelions and celandines too. Yellow always seem to be a bee magnet …..

    • I normally avoid yellow in my plans, but I’ve no idea why when I like so many individual plants that are yellow. I do love to see carpets of dandelions on the verges at this time of year.

  6. Brian Skeys says:

    I think if a plant hunter discovered the dandelion with its herbal qualities in both the leaves and roots, its ability to survive drought, grow in any conditions, while providing a good source of nectar and pollen for the bees, it would sell like hot cakes!

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