Now here’s the thing… there ain’t too many hedgerows in South London. But undeterred I set out into Crystal Palace Park armed with my secateurs and country bumpkin knowledge in the hope of finding some acceptable flora for Lou’s challenge.
Stomping through the more unkempt areas of the park getting stung with nettles as I went, I spotted the most beautiful pink hawthorn tree. Looking more closely I saw that the buds were double-flowered and just on the brink of bursting – I was sold! Once home I popped a few sprigs into my collection of vintage ink and pharmacy bottles and got snapping in the evening glow.
After last week’s disappointment I’m much happier with my photos this week. I overcame my laziness and got my tripod out which helped a lot, and set up my little arrangement with the light coming from the side rather than face-on which gives a little more life to the pictures, I think?
Really enjoying part of this and looking forward to what everyone else has found for Nature in the Home this week!
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