Monday, 31 May 2010

More post-rain photos

Just a few more photos from Saturday - including one poor very waterlogged bumblebee.




This plant was so full of water around the stem - almost two inches. The pair of opposing leaves grows as one piece from the stem, and then splits into two, so it makes a perfect water container.


Poor bedraggled Mr. Bee


Sunday was much better weather. Plan A had been to do the Cliff Walk from Bray to Greystones, but I think C is still getting over his abscess, infection and two lots of antibiotics, so for a less energetic plan B we went to Mount Usher gardens, taking advantage of being so much nearer than usual. Still haven't uploaded my photos, so they will follow later on this week. I was so pleased that we got to see the Handkerchief Trees in flower, I haven't managed that for more than twenty years.

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  1. More beautiful photos to enjoy. Poor Mr. Bee. Now you have piqued my interest in Handkerchief Trees. Can't wait to see those.

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  2. Beautiful pictures Sabrina, I hope Mr Bumble bee got over his soaking. I'll sure look in to see the pictures of the handkerchief tree, I planted one in our garden about 6 years ago but so far no blooms. I think it takes a few years for them to appear.
    Claire

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  3. I love that handkerchief tree! and Mount Usher is beautiful any time of year :) I saw a handkerchief tree in a garden just recently, in full display (feels a bit odd to say in flower) - I wish I could remember where it was...

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