True to form, as soon as I got my camera out to choose six flowers to photograph from my mother’s garden, the heavens opened again. I quite like the shot taken of the Agapanthus through a rain-streaked window nonetheless.
Below are a further 5 pictures taken once the rain had passed over.
Mahonia, Oregon Grape, berries barely get a chance to ripen in our garden before our resident Blackbirds pick them off. Our dominant male Blackbird, Turdus merula, barely lets any other garden bird get a look in. He guards the berries with steadfast resolve from intruders.
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