THE BRIGHTEST DAFFODILS – Marilyn Armstrong

DAFFODILS!

I took these the last time we had sunshine, so it must have been Wednesday. Since then, it has been cold and rainy … but at least I got the daffodils when they were at the finest.

There may be some sunshine next week, but I’m beginning to think we are living in a rain forest. A bone-chillingly cold rain forest!

Bright Daffodils!
They grow right in front of the old tractor
I should have gone inside and gotten my macro lens, but I couldn’t do the stairs twice in a row!

Author: Marilyn Armstrong

Writer, photography, blogger. Previously, technical writer. I am retired and delighted to be so. May I live long and write frequently.

15 thoughts on “THE BRIGHTEST DAFFODILS – Marilyn Armstrong”

    1. Today is beautiful and I notice the Mayflowers are growing in the back. There is a hint of green on the trees. Unfortunately, I don’t think it’s going to last. I think it’s going to gray over before the day is out. We really are having some pretty nasty weather and I sure do hope it’s going to end soon. It gets a bit dreary about a few months of endless grayness and rain.

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      1. I can sympathise (not empathise!) with you over the endless grey and rain.

        We met our monthly rainfall average (only an inch and a half) this month – first time in 6 months!! And that took a total of about 3 actual rainy days – the other 117 of this year and a good 60 or more before that has been virtually one sunny blue sky day after the other. ( I know… poor me, right??)

        You actually have Mayflowers??? As in the Pilgrim’s boat? I don’t think i can recall ever seeing one? Hopefully yours will thrive and you can post a pic?

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        1. Little tiny blue flowers that spread out on the lawns. They are usually everywhere by now along with our native violets and some other wildflowers. But a lot of them are not growing. It’s simply too wet. They may come up in May if it stops raining for a while. These days, you are either deluged or dusty dry. No in between.

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          1. It certainly seems to be flood or famine these days regards our respective weather?

            Are the flowers on long thin stalks, or close to the ground? I have some small lilac-y blue blue flowers coming out in the lawn now we’ve had a few days of rain which tend to spread and come from tiny bulbs.

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    1. We used to get the white ones and the yellow ones, too. We seem to have lost the white ones. They were also very pretty. I thought they were different species, but they are all variations on a theme of daffodils. I’m just happy they are still alive!

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