More Flowering Trees and Shrubs Unfurling Leaves and a Gallery of Spring Flowers

Notes from a Lancashire Countryman.

The bright yellow flowers of forsythia make an impressive display in early spring. Photograph ,D.A.L.
The bright yellow flowers of forsythia make an impressive display in early spring. Photograph ,D.A.L.

At this time of year there is an orchestration of new life that enhances the countryside and gardens with a plethora of blooms and foliage. This hub is meant as a visual display of this new life.

Gallery of unfurling and new foliage

Hawthorn is bursting into life. The leaves {and flowers are edible}photograph by D.A.L.
Hawthorn is bursting into life. The leaves {and flowers are edible}photograph by D.A.L.
The red berries on laurel abide throughout the spring. Photograph-D.A.L.
The red berries on laurel abide throughout the spring. Photograph-D.A.L.
The common ash beginning to flower Photograph by D.A.L.
The common ash beginning to flower Photograph by D.A.L.
The magnificent magnolia brightens any springtime. Photograph by D.A.L.
The magnificent magnolia brightens any springtime. Photograph by D.A.L.
The flowering currant is a common sight in spring.Photograph by D.A.L.
The flowering currant is a common sight in spring.Photograph by D.A.L.
Maple breaking into leaf, brightening the woodland. Photograph by D.A.L.
Maple breaking into leaf, brightening the woodland. Photograph by D.A.L.
The rowan tree the flower buds just emerging. Photograph by D.A.L.
The rowan tree the flower buds just emerging. Photograph by D.A.L.
The fresh young foliage of beech just emerging. Photograph by D.A.L.
The fresh young foliage of beech just emerging. Photograph by D.A.L.

Gallery of Spring Flowers.

Just a selection of the plants that may be encountered in spring. Most of the subjects covered by this hub will be the subjects of future hubs  where they will be written about in much more detail.

Gallery of spring flowers

Marsh marigold is a plant of shady woodland.Photograph by D.A.L.
Marsh marigold is a plant of shady woodland.Photograph by D.A.L.
Just a small amount of sunshine is enough to make the common daisy spring into life.Photograph by D.A.L.
Just a small amount of sunshine is enough to make the common daisy spring into life.Photograph by D.A.L.
jack-by-the-hedge, or ion this case by the wall. Garlic mustard lines the hedgerow during late spring.Photograph by D.A.L.
jack-by-the-hedge, or ion this case by the wall. Garlic mustard lines the hedgerow during late spring.Photograph by D.A.L.
Grape hyacinthe is a garden escape which is often encountered in the countryside. Photograph by D.A.L.
Grape hyacinthe is a garden escape which is often encountered in the countryside. Photograph by D.A.L.
The lesser perriwinkle is a spreading plant that escapes from gardens and often gets established in shady places. Photograph by D.A.L.
The lesser perriwinkle is a spreading plant that escapes from gardens and often gets established in shady places. Photograph by D.A.L.
The starry flowers of the lesser celandine like miniature suns along shady banks. Photograph by D.A.L.
The starry flowers of the lesser celandine like miniature suns along shady banks. Photograph by D.A.L.
The golden yellow flowers of the coltsfoot. Photograph by D.A.L.
The golden yellow flowers of the coltsfoot. Photograph by D.A.L.
The spiky global white flower heads of wild garlic are a sure sign of summer being just around the corner. Photograph courtesy of Kurt Stuebar.
The spiky global white flower heads of wild garlic are a sure sign of summer being just around the corner. Photograph courtesy of Kurt Stuebar.
Greater stitchwort often accompany bluebells in shady places. They can also be found in sunny hedgerows. Photograph courtesy of Rasbak.
Greater stitchwort often accompany bluebells in shady places. They can also be found in sunny hedgerows. Photograph courtesy of Rasbak.

I have already produce hubs on the following subjects if any one would like to learn more about them.

Lesser celandine--hub=THOUSANDS OF MINIATURE SUNS.

Hawthorn--hub=HAWTHORN AND MAN

Coltsfoot--hub= COLTSFOOT A COMMON AND USEFUL HERB


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D.A.L. 6 years ago from Lancashire north west England Author

Tatjana, thank you for your visit and for your kind comment.

Darlene, once again I must thank you for your encouraging comment. I get into some funny and awkward situations with my camera at times.

Rose West, spring time is my favourite season. Thank you for your nice and appreciated comment.

lelane55, so glad you enjoyed it and thank you for taking the time to leave your kind comment, much appreciated.


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lelanew55 6 years ago

Beautiful flowers and shrubs once again and great photography. Keep them coming. A perfect start for my day. Thank you.


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Rose West 6 years ago from Michigan

Beautiful pictures! I love springtime :)


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Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

You know, I can just see you angling your camera just to get the perfect shot, the close up of each wild flower, and then to catch that bird with all the bight colors. Thank you once again for touching my soul with your passion....


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Tatjana-Mihaela 6 years ago from Zadar, CROATIA

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing these great photos. Springtime is so amazing...

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