He had been taking fish from next door's pond. Such majestic birds.
Tulip 'Lady Jane' has just come into bloom. Getting down on one's knees to weed the borders, is the perfect opportunity to view the garden close up and personal.
Snakeshead Fritillary have petals chequered in purple and cream. It is an easy meadow plant. Elizabethan ladies used them to decorate their dresses.
Epimedium 'Versicolor' is beautiful. You really do have to be down on your knees to appreciate just how lovely she is.
The leaves are evergreen and tinged red when young.
Had I not been weeding, I think I would have missed this little bloom.
After pottering amongst the borders for a couple of hours I took a walk into the copse. The rabbits were enjoying the warmth of the day. I have not seen 'the old boy' for quite a while. I wonder if he survived the winter.......