When the light is right it is very easy to spend the few minutes it takes to stroll around the garden and take photographs. Over time, many of the shots become routine – the regular views are taken regularly but, rather than becoming repetitive they show the changes of the seasons and the changes of the light so the same view may be quite different each time one looks. And then, of course, there will always be a new flower to catch the eye, a new plant coming to its best and always and ever something to catch the eye and remind one of a job to be done.
However, for the moment, for there will always be work to be done in a garden, let’s forget work and enjoy the garden:
And then, there are the individuals which catch the eye and were worth photographing – I have posted photographs of the colchicums earlier today as I felt they deserved a blog entirely to themselves. This hawthorn, Crataegus prunifolius, is giving another display of interest. It is a tree very well worth its place in the garden with excellent spring flower, an impressive set of haws each year and excellent autumn colour.
Some other individuals which caught my eye today: