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Photo-a-Day Archive
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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 20th March, 2021)

Crocus


Crocus
Crocus opening on sunny day in garden.

Photo: Dave Thomas  (Canon PowerShot G3 X)
Views: 1,516

Comment by: Joanne on 20th March 2021 at 00:04

Thanks, Dave, a pretty picture that’s very apt for the first day of spring! Love the crocuses and the busy little bee visitor.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 20th March 2021 at 07:20

A bright & cheerful sight !

Comment by: PeterP on 20th March 2021 at 07:59

Nature at its best

Comment by: Edna on 20th March 2021 at 08:01

This is a lovely refreshing photo Dave, beautiful flowers, lovely colours.Its brightened my day already.

Comment by: Veronica on 20th March 2021 at 08:04

Lovely photo for the Spring Equinox. Nice to see a cheerful photo. Thank you...

Comment by: Maureen on 20th March 2021 at 08:06

What a lovely clear shot of these beautiful little flowers,thank you Dave.

Comment by: Mick on 20th March 2021 at 08:17

I wonder how many Wiganers harvest the Saffron strands from the crocuses that they have grown in their gardens, after all it is one of the most expensive spices in the world.
I know it takes a lot of strands, but if a charity like the Brick asked Wiganers to harvest there Saffron and send it in to them, so it could then be distributed to a hungry person using the Brick food bank.

Comment by: Julie on 20th March 2021 at 08:35

Lovely that's what we need at the moment to brighten and cheer us up.

Comment by: Anne on 20th March 2021 at 08:46

Incredible colours of nature. Excellent piccy Dave.

Comment by: kath on 20th March 2021 at 08:52

beautiful!

Comment by: Garry on 20th March 2021 at 09:02

Dave that is my kind of photo, Crocuses in Spring with the garden birds singing , we know Summer is on the way.
My Crocuses have almost gone but my Daffodils and tulips are in full bloom. Soon be time to cut the grass.

Comment by: Arthur on 20th March 2021 at 09:08

That's a much better photo than mop buckets and clothes pegs.
Keep them coming Dave.

Comment by: Alan on 20th March 2021 at 09:10

It's the Spring equinox today and a great photo to celebrate it.

Comment by: Helen on 20th March 2021 at 09:19

Now photos of Spring really brightens up the day, thank you Dave.

Comment by: Al on 20th March 2021 at 09:23

My favourite beautiful colours of Spring. I can smile today.

Comment by: Irene Roberts on 20th March 2021 at 09:41

What a beautiful sight. It makes it feel like the sun is shining even if it isn't. Thankyou.

Comment by: Al on 20th March 2021 at 10:35

My favourite beautiful colours of Spring. I can smile today.

Comment by: Pw on 20th March 2021 at 11:22

A beautiful flower. Mick saffron comes from a special type of crocus and some crocus types are toxic

Comment by: Veronica on 20th March 2021 at 12:39

I feel a painting coming on.... what do you say Maureen? xx

Comment by: Edna on 20th March 2021 at 13:12

I agree Veronica, send me a picture please, when you have painted.xx

Comment by: Cyril on 20th March 2021 at 14:31

I hadn't noticed the Bee Joanne and had to have another look, still it's really colourful and well worth another look.

Comment by: Poet on 20th March 2021 at 15:20

In jellied ponds
Dots are on the move ....
In nests , pelicanesque
Beaks gape amid shards .
On hills ,
Lambs ooze gooey from ewes .
On the winds of the Sirocco
Swallows missile
From Morocco
Eager to see the newborn .
It is like someone has wound up
An old clock this spring equinox .

Comment by: Maureen on 20th March 2021 at 15:25

I'll certainly think about this Veronica,but it probably looks better in watercolor than oils or acrylics.xx

Comment by: Mal on 20th March 2021 at 16:01

Crocus Sativus are the 'saffron' crocus.

Comment by: lock lass on 20th March 2021 at 17:18

Beautiful photo Dave, the detail on those petals - it's made my day, thanks.

Comment by: e on 20th March 2021 at 19:45

Where was your beginning?
The earth or from above?
Did the great one send you,
or a painters strokes of love.
When you show your face now,
I wonder what you see,
I hope you see smile back,
Like the warmth you give to me..

Comment by: Dave. on 21st March 2021 at 05:55

Thanks everyone.

Comment by: Helen of Troy on 21st March 2021 at 07:35

There are PAD people who may not be talented with photos but my goodness they are very talented with words !

Comment by: Edna on 21st March 2021 at 10:50

I agree Helen,we have photographers, poets, painters, etc.Also the photos evoke lovely memories for lots of people.

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