January flowers

This year I am going to capture the year in flowers – hopefully as they appear – in order to get a better understanding and appreciation of what is available to the insect population when.  This is the small, but rather lovely array for January.

honesty on 10 January, but it has actually been flowering since before Christmas
Christmas rose on 10 January
aconite emerging on 18 January, with the bud slightly nibbled on one side!
snowdrops peeking out from beneath the hedge on 18 January
witch hazel in flower on 18 January, but it had actually been flowering for at least a week by then

 

 

 

 

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