Mrs Duck has two little fluffy chicks
The developing stamens are bursting out of these tiny pink buds.
. . . quite thickly in places
|Wild flower seedlings|
Lovely pink blossom against the blue sky
The baby Korean pine cones fascinate me. They're opening up - I wasn't expecting that.
Green hairy octopus-like tentacles breaking out of their pink protective cover
Giant magnolia flowers wide open to the sun
Two sticks attempting to support the weight of the camelias. Many flowers are dropping now leaving a pool of petals like a reflection on the path.
|Pale pinky-lilac rhododendron|
|Bright pink rhododendron|
|Vivid red magnolia bud|
|Pastel pink rhododendron|
Tree peony developing
Really tiny buds hanging under red leaves - might be berberis
Crown Imperial fritillary from underneath
I love the colour of these buds against the blue sky
Various scrumptious colour combinations of tulips
I can't resist photographing the ferns as they continue to unfold - with their sea-horse-like spirals.
Thank you very much for joining me.