Blackthorn, primrose and celandine - spring delights

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Blackthorn, primrose and celandine - spring delights

Postby mumbojumbo » 12 Apr 2019, 5:30pm

I have been leading a group of Lithuanian women (Vilnus Vikings) on a ride from Lincoln to Louth and back to Lincoln.They were taken aback by the stunning blossom,and the various yellows of indigenous wild flowers.

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Re: Blackthorn, primrose and celandine - spring delights

Postby bogmyrtle » 12 Apr 2019, 8:10pm

Great time of year for them to visit.
I once met a Danish couple in the Outer Hebrides. They were unbelievably excited at seeing a pig outdoors.
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Re: Blackthorn, primrose and celandine - spring delights

Postby 531colin » 12 Apr 2019, 9:07pm

and coltsfoot, primroses, cowslips, wood anemone, violets....
catkins have just about finished on Alder and birch, but oak and willow are full here
I sat down for a sandwich on the Cleveland way to-day, and was surrounded by wild strawberry flowers.

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Re: Blackthorn, primrose and celandine - spring delights

Postby PDQ Mobile » 12 Apr 2019, 10:21pm

And I sat by a river and found these.
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