Flowers on Friday

The name ‘catkins’ has evolved from the old Dutch word ‘Katteken’ meaning kitten in reference to the resemblance to a feline’s tail. Seen in spring on Birch, Hazel, Sweet Chestnut and Willow trees. 

 

Spiky Squares

During the month of March, Becky, Queen of the Square format, is back. This month she would like to see anything spiky, jagged, bristly, serrated, prickly or barbed in whatever interpretation you like. The only rule: it must be a square.
March Squares

The jagged leaves of a Tree Fern (Dicksonia antarctica)