Tag: flowers

Evidence Admission A Description: Four healthy-looking tomato plants, a bit leafy, but nevertheless well-watered and left in a sunny place with plenty of air circulation. They even have a lovely view of the garden. Evidence Admission B Description: One sad, lonely and forlorn tomato. The only tomato. Many flowers… but only one tomato. It better taste good. If anyone has any tips on how best to make them pollinate… or perhaps just how best to enjoy my singular cherry tomato…

I think I like this one. It’s not an AMAZING photo, but it’s interesting. I’m not quite sure why the depth of field is quite so shallow… might be because there was a lot of reflected light into the camera. Anyway, if you know your foliage, you’ll be able to identify this is a honeysuckle plant! It’s a long way off budding though, as they don’t usually flower for another few months. The leaves are usually a rather dull red…

If you don’t like pretty photos, just scroll on by. If you DO like pretty photos, well, you just might like these photos taken of some daffodils on our estate. I skillfully waited until that ‘golden hour’, as the sun was making its final descent towards the horizon and then… I STRUCK! Like a velociraptor, or some other rapidly-descending creature that brutally captures its prey. Only my prey was daffodils, and I don’t move very quickly — but you get…

Gah, that was way too poetic… Well, perhaps if I just leave poetry in the titles, and not in the actual entries… Anyway, another photo, of some daffodils in the wrought iron window boxes that we have here on our estate (the blue blur is some kind of thermometer on the wall, I think… but I’m not sure! That’s the magic of macro shots and forced depth of field:  ‘Guess that blur?!’) It also might be the last time I…