Images of the Day,Spring Awakes.

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Amaryllis

The Amaryllis has now four flower heads,problem one is facing is that  it will now require a bamboo support,anybody out there with iany ideas?.

Amaryllis

The Amaryllis which we have grown indoors in a pot has become a source of  interest for several neighbours and friends who have  been bemused with this flower…it is new to them and ourselves.For us in the household  it is the first time we have dealt with this  exotic flower.We thought it was dead as it … Continue reading

Starlings

As I was looking at the RSPB (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Top 10 Garden Birds it struck me how many Starlings one can see in our the garden daily.Today i decided to capture some of them in action.I have often counted up to 30 in a given period ,they seem to hang around in … Continue reading

Snowy Photos in The Ted Russell Park,Limerick

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Crocus

Spring is here at last as the Crocuses emerge on this bright Spring Day,seeing the colour return to the garden is a sight to behold .It helps to lift  the gloom .

Westfields Birdwatch Outing

A list of birds seen today were; Little egret, grey heron, cormorant, little grebe, waterhen, coot, teal, mallard, shoveler, pochard, tufted duck, snipe, lapwing, dunlin, redshank, black-headed gull, common gull and mute swan

Chim Chimney

The Power of Nature as i was explaining to my elderly neighbour today and that he may have problems with his chimney down the road,he has a Fuschia ,a Purple Wallflower and it looks like a berbis darwinni (Correct me on this ,gardening experts!)growing in his good old chimney.How did they get there ? The Birds … Continue reading

No Fat Cat,Sunshine Cat

Photo of the Day. At last Ireland basks in the sunshine after months of bad weather ,no rain for days even the cat is out taking in the sun .

The Blue TIT

The Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) are very busy in our garden at present ,always around feeding at any time of day and chirping away to their hearts content.  Mooney Goes Wild has more http://www.rte.ie/radio/mooneygoeswild/features/mooneycam/index.html