Wild Flowers in Autumn

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Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby dodger » 6 Nov 2019, 3:52pm

Looking at the grass and thinking of the last cut of the year and there I see primroses and campion in bloom.What's going on?

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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby mercalia » 6 Nov 2019, 4:09pm

dodger wrote:Looking at the grass and thinking of the last cut of the year and there I see primroses and campion in bloom.What's going on?


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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby rjb » 6 Nov 2019, 5:09pm

And i had itchy eyes and bouts of sneezing. what's likely to be causing that at this time of year. I blame all those mushroom spores.
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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby 661-Pete » 6 Nov 2019, 5:24pm

Well well well! I think I must have been about 5 or 6 years old; I remember a Rupert Bear story (!) in which our eponymous hero discovers primroses growing in the autumn. Of course, even at that tender age, I knew the story was all make-believe. Prove me wrong! :shock:
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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby fausto copy » 6 Nov 2019, 5:29pm

rjb wrote:And i had itchy eyes and bouts of sneezing. what's likely to be causing that at this time of year. I blame all those mushroom spores.


Each year I have eye problems at the end of summer / very early autumn, which I've been told is due to fungal spores.
This is well before what we consider as fungi appear, but I think it's more down to the breakdown of other plant matter.

Most of my coughs and sneezes are down to being allergic to grandchildren. :wink:

Back on topic, my strawberries have started fruiting again and the Welsh poppies are in full bloom once more. :roll:

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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby Cugel » 6 Nov 2019, 7:19pm

fausto copy wrote:
rjb wrote:And i had itchy eyes and bouts of sneezing. what's likely to be causing that at this time of year. I blame all those mushroom spores.


Each year I have eye problems at the end of summer / very early autumn, which I've been told is due to fungal spores.
This is well before what we consider as fungi appear, but I think it's more down to the breakdown of other plant matter.

Most of my coughs and sneezes are down to being allergic to grandchildren. :wink:

Back on topic, my strawberries have started fruiting again and the Welsh poppies are in full bloom once more. :roll:


Iss, iss - things that shouldn't are blooming and there are strawberries quite large albeit refusing to ripen! These are, of course, harbingers of doom. A fairy once told me that plants bloom and seed like mad when they know a bad thing is coming, weather-wise. as the seeds (and spores) will replant the scene after the hurricane and flood has blown or washed all the extant plants away. away to the bottom of the sea.

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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby squeaker » 7 Nov 2019, 10:25am

dodger wrote:Looking at the grass and thinking of the last cut of the year and there I see primroses and campion in bloom.What's going on?
Not to mention dandelions and buttercups :( Climate change, innit?!?
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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby Mick F » 7 Nov 2019, 12:47pm

dodger wrote:Looking at the grass and thinking of the last cut of the year and there I see primroses and campion in bloom.What's going on?
Quite normal in this part of the world.
Primroses almost 12months of the year, campion too. We have a yellow poppy in flower down the drive.
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Re: Wild Flowers in Autumn

Postby Mick F » 11 Nov 2019, 7:35pm

Out walking the dog this afternoon and thinking about this thread.

Saw these.
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