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Yet another wet and dreary November day, but at least the sun was out for a short while this afternoon.


Not in perfect symmetry, but this withered Fern leaf reminded me of the Double-Helix Structure of DNA.


Rain droplets hanging from the black berries of my Privet hedge.


Went back to the Chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius) once more as the light was much better today.


Found this group of Chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius) in the local forest.


Found this large Thorn bush in a local park with clusters of red berries (Haws) hanging down from each and every branch. Botanical name: Crataegus laevigata; commonly known as Midland Hawthorn, English Hawthorn, Woodland Hawthorn or Mayflower.


Always a pleasure to find some of the colourful Dog Roses (Rosa gallica) this time of the year.


Fall Mums belong to the Chrysanthemum family. Captured these beauties in a neighbouring garden.


Some Flowering Flax “Bright Eyes” (Linum Grandiflorum) in my backyard.


These Poppies have now completed their life circle and made sure there will be plenty of new ones again next year πŸ™‚


The calendar may say Autumn, but that doesn’t prevent the plants in my ‘wild corner’ from keep on blooming as they have done all Summer.


A group of Spurred Snapdragons, also known as Baby Snapdragons or Moroccan Toadflaxes (Linaria maroccana).


Another Moroccan Toadflax variant, also known as Baby Snapdragon and Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana), captured in my backyard.


A Moroccan Toadflax, also known as Baby Snapdragon and Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana), captured in my backyard.


Close-up of a Moroccan Toadflax, also known as Baby Snapdragon and Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana), captured in my backyard.


A Californian Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) glowing in the evening light.


A group of Windflowers, also known as Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis), gently swaying in the evening breeze.


A small Sunflower bud well on its way to glory.


A close-up shot of the colourful little Moroccan Toadflax (Linaria maroccana), captured on a rainy day.


Still a few Poppies left in my backyard πŸ™‚


A blooming Windflower, also known as the Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis), captured in my backyard.


Close-up of a plant known by several names, including: Love-in-a-Mist, Ragged Lady, Devil in the Bush and Persian Jewel (Nigella damascena).


Close-up of a plant known by several names, including: Love-in-a-Mist, Ragged Lady, Devil in the Bush and Persian Jewel (Nigella damascena).


A hungry Peacock Butterfly (Nymphalis io) feeding on the sweet nectar of a Starflower.


Spotted this little beauty in the undergrowth of my wild corner. I believe it’s a Crimson Clover (Trifolium incarnatum).


Blueweed, also known as Viper’s Bugloss (Echium vulgare). The flower buds are pinkish and gradually turn blue when fully opened.


The Borage or Starflower (Borago officinalis) is a fascinating plant to observe through all its stages.


A small Hoverfly verifying the authenticity of a blooming Oriental Poppy.


Another Oriental Poppy just opened up this morning. Below is how it looked like an hour earlier.


You’ve got to be up early in the morning to see the budding Poppies, but I think it’s well worth the effort.


An Oriental Poppy bathing in the late afternoon light.


Another Giant Poppy has emerged in my backyard, albeit a little smaller than the first one as it only measures 15 centimetres (6 inches) across.


A close-up shot of my giant Poppy, taken just in time before a heavy rainfall knocked off all its petals.


Just a simple shot of a huge Poppy, which I believe is an Oriental Poppy ‘Beauty of Livermere’ (Papaver orientale).


The Poppy season is in full swing now πŸ™‚


You’ve got to be up early in the morning to see the budding Poppies, but I think it’s well worth the effort.


I haven’t yet figured out how to shoot Foxgloves in a more interesting or creative way, but at least I think this attempt turned out reasonably well.


A pastel shaded Columbine captured in the wild corner of my backyard.


A white Columbine captured in my backyard on a grey and cloudy day.


A beautiful light-coloured Aquilegia enjoying the last sun rays of the day.


I never seem to get tired of shooting these fascinating little beauties.


This little Columbine had a rather wet experience on its very first day.


The first of my Columbines to bloom was this mutant or hybrid which I haven’t seen before.


The incredibly intense colours of the Gazania flowers almost have a psychedelic effect when they open up and reveal all their beauty.


Gazania flowers only open up when the sun is out.


A group of blooming Mossy Saxifrages (Saxifraga x arendsii) captured in the soft evening light.


A Tulip in my backyard just about to open up.


Slowly but surely, the bloom buds on my Crown Imperial (Fritillaria imperialis) are opening up.


The bright blooming Cheery trees keep amazing me every Spring.


An interesting new wildflower has shown up in my front yard this Spring. A Siberian Bugloss or Heartleaf Brunnera (Brunnera macrophylla).


This little beauty, a Glory-of-the-Snow (Chionodoxa), growing in the middle of my lawn.


A close-up of a blooming Lenten Rose (Helleborus orientalis), captured in my backyard.


A group of yellow Crocuses coming to life in the afternoon sun.


A small group of violet Crocuses started to open up when the afternoon sun came out.


A small group of violet Crocuses started to open up when the afternoon sun came out.


A Spring Snowflake (Leucojum vernum), one of the many Snowdrop variants popping up in my backyard these days.


Winter Aconites (Eranthis hyemalis) are popping up everywhere these days. Such a delightful sight πŸ™‚


Only a few leaves left on my Cherry trees, but they glow beautifully in the late afternoon sunlight.


After a misty day, the sun suddenly came out and made the Cherry leaves glow in the late afternoon light.


A lone and withered leaf hanging down from a neighbouring Red Oak Tree.


A withering Rowan bush (Sorbaria sorbifolia ‘Sem’) glowing in the late afternoon light.


Another shot from my mossy corner. Probably some kind of a Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius).


Probably some kind of Panaeolus, but I’m no Fungi expert.


Late October and the Cosmos flowers are still vigorously blooming πŸ™‚


Steadily blooming for three months now. And they ain’t done yet πŸ™‚


A blooming Cosmos Flower captured in my backyard.


Another beautiful Cosmos flower opened up this morning.


Another beautiful Cosmos Flower opened up this morning.


A white Cosmos Flower captured in my backyard.


Blooming Rose Mallows (Lavatera trimestris) captured in my backyard.


A blooming Rose Mallow (Lavatera trimestris) captured during a light afternoon shower.


A peach-coloured Sunflower hybrid glowing in the late afternoon sunlight.


Another of my Sunflowers about to open up this evening.


A blooming hybrid Sunflower captured in my backyard.


Another Sunflower hybrid captured in my backyard.


Another beautiful Poppy glowing in the morning light.


Bumblebees enjoying the sweet nectar of the Oriental Poppies (Papaver orientale) in my backyard.


A group of Poppies captured in my backyard.


A new variant of Columbines has shown up in my backyard this Spring.


A new variant of Columbines has shown up in my backyard this Spring.


This white Columbine has been steadily blooming in my backyard for the past 20+ years.


A Grass Lily or Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) captured in my backyard.


Foggy Sunrise at the Holmstrup Mose in mid September.


Misty morning at the Holmstrup Mose in mid September.


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