Late afternoon sun captured and stored by Rudbeckia.
A lot of yellow in the local park at the moment. Here are some of the different moods:
An iPad photograph.
Dandelions. No garden is complete without one!
Why do we spend so much time and effort trying to banish them from our gardens when they look as beautiful as this? Probably because they’re tough. Survivors.
And we know they’ll be back…
Salvaged from a supermarket. They’d been kept out of water and seemed likely to wither before the flowers had even opened. I thought the least I could do would be to record their evanescent beauty in a photograph or two. Or attempt to, anyway.
We didn’t grow tulips at home when I was a child. They didn’t last long enough; the petals fell off, disappointingly; cool, elegant flowers which were never granted enough time. Now I can see that their transience is part of their wonder.
They’re gone already. Here they were: