Tuesday, 25 May 2010

All This, and Grass Cutting Too...!

In order to preserve my sanity I spent the morning watching all the current series of "Outnumbered" on I-Player, I feel much better now!

I dashed up to the cottage to check the donkeys and hens and get the lawns cut before the forecast rain tomorrow.   It was a fairly dreary day with not too many opportunities for pictures so when I saw these two plants I took my chance.


 Cornflower   Centaurea montana




Orange Welsh Poppy   Meconopsis cambrica

6 comments:

  1. The top one's a cornflower... is it, I'm not sure? How I wish we could watch I-player, but they clock our IP and you're not allowed to view if you're outside the UK.

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  2. @Jan. I am not sure that it is a Cornflower but it is sometimes known as "Perennial Cornflower"

    The jury is out....

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  3. These pictures are excellent. I love the two of them together - they contrast in both colour and bulk if you know what I mean.

    Sleepyduck bought me the first season of outnumbered as a present ages ago and we'd never got around to watching it till he saw an episode and enjoyed it. We watched the first episode last weekend and liked it.

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  4. Hello, I'm sitting in the hospital waiting for the magic going -home paperwork to arrive, and your flowers are making me weepy. Think I need a decent plate of non-hospital food and a good talking to. xx

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  5. @Jan, I have been checking and yes it is a Cornflower!

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