Tuesday, 26 February 2013

A February Morning




On a wintery, damp morning, Lenten hellebores caught the light.


First spikes of chives emerged.


Snowdrops gleamed among blankets of autumn leaves.


Puddles had yet to drain from Woody`s field.



Jay peered over the damp back of the Grey One.......




....both of them sharing a feed of morning hay.





Daffodil buds showed, still tightly closed.


Bluebell spears shone brilliant green.



Early primrose opened  pale flowers....



.........as yellow crocus burst into bloom beside the garden path.......




....and a cold-fluffed robin sang on the wooden gate.


11 comments:

Louise said...

A lovely spring post!

Thanks for your comment on my reads post, if you're going to read a stephen booth book, I'd suggest you read them in order (I mentioned how the personal stories of the detective are told across the books) - the first one is called Black Dog.

I'm really looking forward to starting my teacher training! It's not really a career change for me, I've been a teaching assistant for 11 year - it's just taken me a while to get on the training course as there are so many applicants for every place.

ChrisJ said...

Spring is on the way! Yeah!

Jane the Booklady said...

Perfect! You have just caught that wonderful feeling of early Spring just beginning to emerge. Thank you. Jane xx

Bovey Belle said...

The first signs of spring become more heart-lifting for me with each passing year. The ponies look very well and I had to smile at your neighbourhood Robin. I have one who sits in the Damson tree and demands breakfast each morning . . .

Ragged Robin said...

Lovely to see signs of Spring on the way and what a lovely collection of Hellebores :) Your horses are gorgeous :)

Kath said...

Lovely images. I can see little signs of spring everywhere. I'm sure I shall see a lot more growth when I get back from my 10 day trip.

Mum said...

Spring is springing!
Love from Mum
xx

Vintage Tea Time said...

Hellebores are lovely, aren't they? And primroses too. Early Spring, I think we'll call it now! Have a good weekend. Abby x

BilboWaggins said...

Lovely photos, especially the hellebore which are not easy to take good pictures of. Spring is definitely sprunging :}

Isabelle said...

Beautiful words and pictures. The sun is shining here for the seventh day running and I'm going to do some gardening while hopping about from foot to foot waiting for the phone to ring regarding a certain Volume 2... . No news yet, though.

Crafty Green Poet said...

A beautiful wander through the very early stages of spring!