It's the 31st January and the last day of Becky at the Life of B's JanuaryLights# square photo challenge. I've four for the finale today: Frogs are abundant in our pond, here is one caught in a spotlight! Sea holly in a sun trap, creating it's own starlight! A pathway through sunlight! And finally....skylight over … Continue reading Spotlight, Starlight, Sunlight and Skylight!
Blossom in Sunlight
For the penultimate day in Becky at the Life of B's JanuaryLights# square photo challenge, I've chosen three photos of blossom in sunlight - in anticipation of spring being just around the corner! Amelanchier lamarckii is a lovely small tree, growing to a height and spread of approximately 8 x 4 metres after 10 years, … Continue reading Blossom in Sunlight
I did think my commitment to using only plant and garden related pictures for Becky at the Life of B's JanuaryLights# square photo challenge might prove difficult, but in fact I should have been more confident - there's a plethora of choice! Today I've selected eryngium 'Miss Wilmott's Ghost' in a photo taken last September … Continue reading Starlight
Backlight through ‘Morning Light’
Isn't miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' stunning with a backlight of sunlight in winter! It's a clump forming perennial grass growing to a height and spread of approximately 3ft x 3ft and although deciduous, the flowering stems can be left in situ and enjoyed over our colder months - they look magical when touched by frost. … Continue reading Backlight through ‘Morning Light’
January Squares – Starlight
The sun streaming down on the aptly named magnolia stellata brings just one word to mind - Starlight! The star magnolia is a deciduous small tree, with an eventual height and spread of approximately 2.5 x 4 metres. It's not fussy about soil types, but prefers a well drained sheltered spot in sun or partial … Continue reading January Squares – Starlight