Spring has arrived and those dark days are behind us once again. Nothing shouts louder in our garden that spring is on its way than the daffodils that bloom each year around Saint Patrick’s day.
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Apple and Blackberry Autumn
Flowers have appeared on my tayberry plant this summer and it is looking good for a nice crop of berries. This is my plants second summer. The fruit appears on canes from the previous year. Last summer one berry, this year enough for tayberries and ice-cream. A tayberry is a hybrid of a blackberry and a raspberry.
When driving near Athenry, Co. Galway this weekend I spotted beautiful yellow flowers growing in that low lying marshy ground. I grabbed this photo on my phone.
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
Butterfly Conservation site.On a trip to Clifden in September I spotted this butterfly flitting around. I had to do a small bit of chasing but he settled long enough for me to get a few shots. For more information on the Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly visit the