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A day with the camera


A lovely day for a change, so I decided to make the best of it. No work today of any sorts!

There had been a frost overnight but it had its advantages

Cyclamen coum with additional icing

Saxifraga grisebachii is starting into growth

A single rosette of Saxifraga “Southside seedling” with frosty effect

As the day warmed up alpine house and frames were opened for some air. Looking more interesting now.

A few flower pictures. A nice pan of Narcissus “Hat”

Crocus corsicus

Crocus kosanini

Crocus malyi

One of the first Primula allionii to come into flower. I’ve lost the label but I think it’s “Mary Berry”

A couple of photos of Cyclamen pseudibericum growm from seed from one of the seed lists. Definitely worth joining the AGS, SRGC or Cyclamen Society!!

Crocus vernus ssp vernus

Iris winogradowii. Particularly pleased with this as I’ve flowered it 2 years in a row. In the past they’ve flowered once and died. Gets expensive!!

As the day was still a cracker, I decided to head over to Olney and photograph The Great Ouse where some flooding had occurred.
This first picture shows Olney Parish Church in the background

To end the day’s snapping, I took a few pictures in Emberton Park as the sun went down over the river.

So ended the day. Not very constructive but very enjoyable.

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Fantastic pics. You look very organised in the green hous/ alpine house.

4 Mar, 2010


I loved the flower photos - but that last photo is simply stunning! :-))

4 Mar, 2010


Fantastic photographs, the frosty ones are lovely but must admit I think the last three are something special.....I love photo`s with reflections in the water..pleased you enjoyed your day............

4 Mar, 2010


Lovely flowers pictures with the frost on , but the last two are my favourites love the line of trees reflecting in the water.

4 Mar, 2010


love your greenhouse..great shelving...and plants..i .loved the evening shots by the river aswell....

5 Mar, 2010


Thanks everyone. That's the beauty of digital photography, you didn't see the scores of lousy photos I took to get 2 good ones! T&t, looks can be deceiving, the alpine house floor is an accident waiting to happen.

5 Mar, 2010


You have made full use of your glasshouse, i reckon part of the veg plot will be going to make room for another soon.
Mary Berry looks right for shape, colour is to light but I think thats the photo ,I have alway found them difficult to photo the right shade

5 Mar, 2010


Lovely photos especially the ones of Olney and Emberton. I'm not far from there living in Wellingborough.

5 Mar, 2010


Such good photos, well done, thanks for sharing them. : o )

5 Mar, 2010


An enjoyable day is important to have now and then, lovely photo's...thank you!

5 Mar, 2010


Again many thanks for the nice comments everyone. Thanks Brian, the plant itself is a deeper colour but you're right, difficult to get the correct shade in a photo.

5 Mar, 2010


enjoyed seeing your alpine house and lovely spring flowers :o))

5 Mar, 2010


Once again wonderful displays, & river photographs. Dosen't Mary Berry live in Bucks AG. Went to her open garden once.

7 Mar, 2010


Hi Pam, now that I didn't know. I'll have to do some research

7 Mar, 2010


Your alpine house looks wonderful! It's a little known fact that Sandra and I spend a lot of our time living under a bench in the Kew Gardens alpine house! Keep it a secret though!

13 Mar, 2010


I can think of many worse places to live though my choice would be the alpine house at Wisley

13 Mar, 2010


Excellent, it seems there are many professionals, can you help me figure it out?
What about this kind of original camera - it for beginners?

7 Nov, 2017

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