Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

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15 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

  1. Chloris says:

    Wonderful! I haven’t seen any this year, they are getting to be a rare sight.

  2. Tina says:

    Beautiful photos–so *summer*!

  3. Fab field of poppies. They are abundant this year but I’m waiting to find the perfect poppy field! I found one last year like yours, it’s on my blog, it’s just a farmer’s field but full of that wonerful bright red! 🙂

  4. Brian Skeys says:

    Either the farmer hasn’t sprayed his wheat or he applied a weak mixture leaving the poppies for us to enjoy.

  5. Living where we do I never get to see cornfield poppies, such a heavenly sight. Thank you for sharing.

    • It is wonderful to see the poppies with traditional corn too. Where I walk the dog in the morning, most of the fields contain that strange one foot high version of corn. Poppies wouldn’t have worked with those!!

  6. Sam says:

    I haven’t seen a field like this for years. How lovely.

    • It looks to be a very romantic idea from the farmer. I remember about five years ago another local farmer sowed poppies with an oil seed rape crop, up a hillside and that looked fantastic. However, I was told that he planned to spray the whole crop before gathering so that ended up being a bit depressing.

      • Sam says:

        I don’t know enough about the economics and techniques of farming but it seems such a shame that poppies are rarely tolerated.

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