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Some Colours of Norfolk Woods & Fields

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By amy

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Something to cheer you up on these cold wintry days

I love coming across these patchwork fields and woods , it’s easy to sit and dream, weaving tales of mystery in your surroundings of what might have gone on in years gone by

BUTTERCUP FIELD

POPPY FIELD


OIL SEED RAPE


BLUEBELLS


WILD FLOWER FIELD


FIELD OF WILD CAMPION


DAFFODILLS


POTATO FIELD


ACONITES


LAVENDER


WILD GARLIC


HEATHER


SWEET ROCKET

I HOPE YOU ENJOYED SEE SOME OF OUR MANY COLOURS OF NORFOLK

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This is fabulous!

What a brilliant way to cheer us all up and remind us what the countryside can look like as the year moves on.

Thanks so much.

23 Jan, 2015

 

Well I am cheered up Amy. :0)

23 Jan, 2015

 

How fabulous, what an amazing collection - even the potatoes look wonderful! I had no idea aconites grew wild and in such quantity. This blog os just a joy.

23 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Thank you all I'm glad it cheered you up ,these are some of my favorite sights each year I would feel quite sad if I missed anyone of them ...

23 Jan, 2015

 

Wonderful sights. Thanks Amy.

24 Jan, 2015

 

How lovely. Isnt it amazing the power of these flowers en masse to make us feel instantly better. I not only get the colours but also the perfume in my head. Thanks for putting these on and reminding us of all that is to come again. Those potatoes!!!!

24 Jan, 2015

 

a stunning rainbow of nature.. :-)

24 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Thank you all for your lovely comments I'm pleased you have enjoyed them as much as me :o)

24 Jan, 2015

 

What lovely cheery pictures Amy ! Roll on the Spring !
Thank you for sharing these with us.

24 Jan, 2015

 

wonderful! you'e got more colours than a rainbow, and seeing any colour en masse is inspiring. never assocaited heather with Norfolk!

25 Jan, 2015

 

Nice and colourful ! Just what we need on a winter's day :o) x

25 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

I couldn't agree more Rose , Thanks Fran its a joy to see , yes we do have heather there's a lot of heath land in Norfolk , I'm Glad you like it Hywel you have fabulous mountain scenes we have fields :o)

25 Jan, 2015

 

How lovely Amy, puts a smile on my face thank you.

25 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Teds compared to our flat lands you have glorious scenery in Devon ,in its way our colour goes some way into making up for it ...

25 Jan, 2015

 

Wow Amy fantastic pictures of Norfolks beautiful flora, think I will come for a holiday this year;0) will p.m. tomorrow xx

25 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

You are welcome anytime Carole :o))

25 Jan, 2015

 

My brother lives in Cromer Amy and it is hilly there on the coast. I love all the pretty villages in Norfolk, I did a water colour painting of Great Walsingham years ago. I have been out to see the seals at Blakeney which was very memorable.

26 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Well how about that Teds ! do you come to Norfolk very often ? Blakeney is one of our favourite spots we have a painting by a local artist showing seals in boats pointing to humans sunbathing its very funny the artists name is Lewis he is famous for this kind of painting ... I expect your brother has been to watch the Fireworks display at the end of Cromer pier on new years eve a friend of ours makes and puts on that display its an amazing display .. I think Gt.Walsingham is the strangest place it has just about every religious establishment you could think of , do you still have your water colour it would be nice to see it :o)

26 Jan, 2015

 

I do still have my water colour Amy it is up in the loft somewhere. It got put up there when we moved from Rose Cottage to the bungalow two years ago. It just didn't go with the d├ęcor of the bungalow. If I can persuade the OH to hunt it down among all the other stuff I will take a pic and put it on for you to see :-) My brother and his wife help out at the Cromer carnival every year shaking the buckets. We are going to stay with them for a long weekend in July hopefully. We have been to the show at the end of Cromer pier twice now on our visits, such fun.

26 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Just think I might well have bumped into your brother without knowing it Teds or even you Lol ... Wells is our Grand children's favourite place they love climbing the trees in the pine forest and then going over the bank onto the beach .. also Crabbing at Blakeny they won a pound each one year for the biggest crab ,you would have thought they were millionaires :o))

26 Jan, 2015

 

Stunning photos, Amy, and not a drop of water in sight - bliss :) A lovely reminder of things to come.

26 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

No water here Gill in fact hot summers can be a nightmare ,has your problem been solved are you completely dry now ?

26 Jan, 2015

 

There has been action, Amy, and the ditch is to be cleared properly in the near future and on a regular basis (so they say). I was confident enough yesterday to wash the silt away as best I could. The next heavy rainfall will tell though!

26 Jan, 2015

 

Hi Amy ... super set of pics... thanks for sharing :o)

26 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Lets hope so Gill fingers crossed they mean what they say !
I'm glad you liked seeing them TT :o)

26 Jan, 2015

 

Amy, your photography is amazing, you must have a fab camera. I especially liked the bluebell wood, how kind of you to show such a cheerful display, gladdens the heart it really does. Thank you

27 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

That's kind of you Molly I don't have a special camera its a small Panasonic nothing special at all , the Bluebell wood is my favourite place to visit each spring the same wood also has huge areas of wild Lily of the Valley the scent is gorgeous :o)

27 Jan, 2015

 

The first few pictures made me think of Julie Andrews in the "Sound of Music" then "Wuthering Heights" All the photos are absolutely breath taking.

27 Jan, 2015

 

What wonderful fields full of flowers you have near you, Amy! :-)) Other than the Oil Rape fields we see nothing here compared to what you have photographed. There are plenty of small patches of these same flowers - I've never seen Wild Garlic nor Rocket in this area. We used to have a big Bluebell Wood not far from here but a lot of it was torn down to make way for a dual carriage road during the years I was living in Spain. I only ever visited it once before going to Spain but it left an everlasting impression on my mind. Some of the original wood still stands but I've never been back there to see if the Bluebells themselves continue to exist.

Just last year I planted a few Bluebells in a tub on our balcony - just one or two flowered but I hope to have a better display this year. I also planted some Bluebell bulbs in our church garden & they flowered nicely. Now looking forward to seeing them flower again this year.

27 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

I'm glad you enjoyed them Bathgate what a lovely description you gave :o)
Balcony if you can travel and would like to see the Bluebell wood I would show it to you ,the wild garlic grows in the same wood as does huge swathes of wild Lily of the valley also I have found Orchids its a very special place ....

27 Jan, 2015

 

Oh WOW Amy!! Bit late catching up with this, but such stunning photos of all the beautiful flower fields you have in Norfolk. What a wonderful county you live in; are the wild flowers grown commercially or are they natural? My favourite photo is the one of the Heather....gorgeous!

29 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Janey , Love your new Avatar is it Teds ? the wild flower fields are natural to a certain extent the farmers normally leave a 6ft wide strip round the headlands of the fields for animal cover they often sow wild flower seeds to make bird cover for pheasants etc I suspect that what happens is that when a field is left fallow for a year or more to recover from growing a heavy crop the seed spreads over making this lovely sight ... ... x

29 Jan, 2015

 

Bright and cheerful, this blog!
Is the Lavender pic at Norfolk Lavender, Heacham, Amy??.

30 Jan, 2015

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Paul , Yes it is Heacham have you been ?

31 Jan, 2015

 

Yes, I went there summer 2013 when we were staying in Hunstanton, a great morning out.

31 Jan, 2015

 

Yes that's Ted's 'Feed me' look. That's good to know the farmers are looking after the field creatures too.....don't think they do it here, not the sowing of wild flower seeds anyhow. They certainly are a picture to see...:))

1 Feb, 2015

 

just remembered to add to my favourites, thought I had already!

6 Feb, 2015

 

Our families favourite holiday destination. I love to see the fields of daffs, then tulips, then iris as we pass on our way to West Runton. We haven't visited the lavender fields for a long time though. Thanks for putting these photos on, they are lovely.

28 Feb, 2015

amy
Amy
 

I'm glad it brought back memories Sheila , don't forget to bring your shovel next time you never know what you might dug up on the beach/cliffs at West Runton ( Elephants ) :o))

28 Feb, 2015

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