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Windfall Crab Apple

Photograph of windfall crab apple, taken August 2016, front grass verge , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens with softbox flash diffuser.


Malus sylvestris

After shopping and lunch, we continued in the rain, through Leamington, past old factories and workshops, and new housing developments, Victorian terraced cottages and half-glimpsed Georgian splendour. 187 more words

Crab Apples

“Every thought is a seed. If you plant crab apples, don’t count on harvesting Golden Delicious.”
― Bill Meyer

Well, these are crab apples; these are crab apples on our neighbor’s tree.

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The scunner of another ripped manicure

Pruning away the dead wood of a champion crab apple causes huge amounts of pain and grief to Jim Carruthers, Battleby’s gardener, but every year he, and all of Battleby’s staff and visitors, are rewarded with the most spectacular froth of blossom. 767 more words

Scottish Natural Heritage

Cardinal (Female)

Just moments after the captures I got with a male Cardinal this female perched on a branch directly in front of me. It is rare for me getting this close to these skittish birds much less have the camera in my hand at the same time! 79 more words


Cardinal (Male)

This bright male Cardinal spent most of Friday flying around our end of the neighborhood. He occasionally stopped on our crab apple tree and let me get a few captures in before he quickly move to his next destination! 46 more words


What Counts

“We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.”
― Madeleine L’Engle

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