As I entered Regent’s Park a couple of days ago I came across this mute swan family — a rare sighting of a cygnet feeding with its parents.
lunchtime for swan and cygnet
swan family meal
London, May 2014
A happy eastern grey squirrel in Hyde Park, London.
Some of the roses at Queen Mary’s Gardens are just beginning to bloom. Here’s an especially delicious rose — looks like scoops of sorbet.
Regent’s Park, London, May 2014
In the 19 days leading up to the
Chelsea Flower Show (May 20 – 24), designers are creating elaborate exhibition booths from scratch, both outside and inside the Great Pavilion.
Yesterday many of the flowers were still wrapped while others, such as this rust iris, were already set out on display.
Two pair of ladybugs practicing the rites of spring on a rose in Queen Mary’s Gardens, Regent’s Park, London. If you look closely, you can see an aphid looking on.
A preview of what’s to come in June.
Queen Mary’s Gardens, Regent’s Park, London
Snowbells (Leucojum aestivum) or Summer Snowflakes because they bloom a few weeks after Spring Snowflakes ( Leucojum vernum); also known as Loddon Lilies because they were first found near the River Loddon, Hampshire, UK.
Temple Square, Salt Lake City
Temple Square garden, Salt Lake City
It’s that time of year again.