Woods, Fields and Flowers

A naturalized field of crocuses

A naturalized field of crocuses

Patches of white snowdrops spread out underneath the trees.

Patches of white snowdrops spread out underneath the trees.

Down at the bottom of Bay Street, right across from Departure Bay Beach, lies a wide field that is a designated dog walk and off leash park.  This afternoon we decided to go for a quick walk in between the rain showers and just headed down the hill to the off-leash park.

Sophie in the Snowdrops

Sophie in the Snowdrops

We headed up the path to the park and emerged from between the blackberries.  What a surprise!  Crocus, Snowdrops and Bight yellow Aconite are blooming profusely through the grasses and underneath the trees!

Crocus pushing up bravely through the grass and leaves!

Crocus pushing up bravely through the grass and leaves!

Raindrops dewed the flowers

Raindrops dewed every blossom

I was in heaven.  The camera and I headed under trees and bushes trying to get pictures of everything.  There huge clusters of snowdrops and sprinklings of white, white and purple, and purple crocuses through the grass.  The snowdrops spread out under the trees and were joined by sunshine yellow aconite!  It was magical.

Sunshine in a flower

Sunshine in a flower

The sun was shining brightly as we arrived and a storm was blowing in as we left – the light shifted through the walk but was always bright and clear.  The wind was blowing hard and the rain just started to fall as we ran for the car.

A very quick and colourful walk!

Happy Walking


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About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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One Response to Woods, Fields and Flowers

  1. Maureen Byrne says:

    Don’t you love the way nature puts the perfect colours together at the same time?

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