Winter Aconite : Aconite, dew
1 Winter Aconite
Aconite  Eranthis : aconite, winter, yellow, flowers
2 Aconite
Snowdrops in February : snowdrop, February
3 Snowdrops in February
Crocus : crocus, yellow
4 Crocus
Horse chestnut - Ovington Hall, Essex : horse, chestnut, sticky, bud, spring
5 Horse chestnut - Ovington Hall, Essex
Winter sky - Horse Chestnut Buds : Essex, rural, countryside, scenery, horse chestnut, buds, sky
6 Winter sky - Horse Chestnut Buds
Sea Holly - Eryngium maritimum  In the reign of Elizabeth I, sea-holly was believed to be a strong aphrodisiac.  Falstaff refers to it:    "Let the sky rain potatoes;  let it thunder to the tune of Green-sleeves,  hail kissing-comfits and snow eringoes [sea-holly],  let there come a tempest of provocation..."    - Act 5, scene V, 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' : sea, holly, Walton-on-the-Naze
7 Sea Holly - Eryngium maritimum
Thistle : thistle, seeds
8 Thistle
Thistle and Sky : thistle
9 Thistle and Sky
Lucilla caesar on Lobelia erinus : Lucilla caesar, Lobelia erinus, flower
10 Lucilla caesar on Lobelia erinus
April Blossom : Blossom, April, Quendon, hedge
11 April Blossom
Fruits of Autumn, Little Easton  Spindle (Euonymus europaea) : Essex, rural, countryside, scenery, spindle, fruit
12 Fruits of Autumn, Little Easton
Blackthorn - Bowers Gifford : Essex, rural, countryside, scenery, Blackthorn, blossom
13 Blackthorn - Bowers Gifford
Apple Blossom  at Wicken Bonhunt, Essex : Essex, rural, countryside, scenery, apple, blossom
14 Apple Blossom
Hedera helix  Seen at St Peter's Church, Nevendon, Essex : ivy
15 Hedera helix