Sunday flowers

Walking without leaving chez nous, a few spring flowers.

Purple toothwort

toothwort carpet

cuckoo flower

cuckoo flower



wild garlic

wild garlic flowers



wild tulips

wild tulips


ditch fills

brimming with gold

silverwater at the roots

such delicate beauty


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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

30 thoughts on “Sunday flowers”

    1. They are pretty. I had to look them up. When I was a child I knew the names of wild flowers but there are different ones here that I’d never seen (or noticed) before.

      1. When I was a kid I had a mind the equivalent of a magpie’s nest. I hoarded information about everything. If I was interested in something I read, researched, learned names lists off by heart. One day I must have wondered what a particular flower was called, and I was off.

      2. Names are history, they go back centuries and using them gives me the impression of understanding a little of how people functioned in those far off days.

      1. Yes! The view outside my window is rather bland. Though, I get a perfect view of the sunset once a day (well, more than once a day would be a bit weird, wouldn’t it?).

  1. I’m glad you have such beauty where you are, especially in flowers that affirm the spring. I think toothwort is a grand name. Enjoy chez vous (or however I should say that).

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