March daffodils

 

The daffodils are emerging.  Here at Bodnant Garden in North Wales they put on a spectacular display in the Old Park Meadow…

Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander

Later in the summer the meadow looks like this…

Photo: Mike Alexander
Photo: Mike Alexander

The National Trust own this fabulous garden and are managing a lot of it for wild flowers, pollinating insects, birds and mammals, which is great because 98% of these old hay meadows have been lost from the Welsh countryside in the last 50 years because of agricultural intensification…

Photo: Mike Howe
Photo: Mike Howe

 

 

29 thoughts on “March daffodils”

  1. A landscape full of daffodils is always such a cheerful sight. How amazing that your winter was frost-free. I always look forward to our frosty days because it means a beautiful blue sky and winter sunshine later in the day.

    1. Thanks Anneli, we have had no snow, not even a frost this winter, which is unheard of, and as a result the flowers and buds have decided to go for it. Hope yours do too soon 🙂

  2. Beautiful photos… Can see myself in those gardens, holding hand of person I love and thinking about nothing…away from job stress, away from all others problems we are all surrounded by. This is what Dubai (we live in Dubai) really missing…

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