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Which 3 pictures say "Spring" to you ?

AnneB 1
5 (7.5%)
AnneB 2
2 (3%)
Beekissed 1
2 (3%)
Beekissed 2
3 (4.5%)
Beekissed 3
1 (1.5%)
chrissie B 1
0 (0%)
chrissie B 2
2 (3%)
chriswsie B 3
0 (0%)
daveylamp 1
2 (3%)
daveylamp 2
10 (14.9%)
dmg 1
0 (0%)
dmg 2
0 (0%)
dmg 3
0 (0%)
Fairy Plotmother 1
3 (4.5%)
GrannieAnnie 1
1 (1.5%)
GrannieAnnie 2
2 (3%)
GrannieAnnie 3
0 (0%)
gm0als 1
4 (6%)
gm0als 2
1 (1.5%)
Growster 1
3 (4.5%)
Growster 2
1 (1.5%)
Growster 3
1 (1.5%)
Malc W 1
2 (3%)
mumofstig 1
1 (1.5%)
mumofstig 2
1 (1.5%)
mumofstig 3
0 (0%)
New Shoot 1
0 (0%)
New Shoot 2
2 (3%)
New Shoot 3
2 (3%)
selellis 1
1 (1.5%)
Snap Dragon 1
1 (1.5%)
sunshineband 1
2 (3%)
sunshineband 2
3 (4.5%)
sunshineband 3
1 (1.5%)
Vagabond 1
2 (3%)
Vagabond 2
1 (1.5%)
Vagabond 3
3 (4.5%)
Yorkie 1
0 (0%)
Yorkie 2
1 (1.5%)
Yorkie 3
0 (0%)
Gm0als 3
1 (1.5%)

Total Members Voted: 25


Competition #23 "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud..." - THE RESULTS

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Aunt Sally

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"... A Host of Golden Daffodils"

Don't forget to put a description with your photo!

Prize –Apart from being the envy of your friends, the winner will get 2 of John & Val's books of their choice. We've also got a few other books if you prefer.

Spring flowers, blossom, birds, lambs, or anything else that just happens in Spring.

You may have up to 3 entries BUT only one picture per post, please.

This competition will run until 13th 27th May - with voting open to all members for one week after that.

The simple rules:

  • You can enter one photograph per post into the competition which should be no more than 640 pixels wide.
  • It can be anything you want to do with spring flowers, blossom, birds, lambs, or anything else that just happens in Spring.  This year's pictures would be great but you can use ones from previous years as long as you took them yourself and they have not been used in any other competition.
  • It should be accompanied by a short title and some description.
  • The competition is open to all Members
  • At the closing date we will add a poll for members to vote on and the most popular photo will be the winner.
  • The winners will receive a prize as listed above and the winning photo may be placed in a permanent photo gallery along with the best runners up.
  • Closing Date for Entries: 13th 27th May 2016 voting will then be allowed to all members for one week after which the results will be posted.
   
Full rules can be found Here

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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2016, 19:32 »
Oh, alright then, here's the first...

(Are we allowed more than one go?)



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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2016, 20:22 »
Oh, alright then, here's the first...

(Are we allowed more than one go?)


This is Growster's second entry.

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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2016, 20:23 »
Oh, alright then, here's the first...

(Are we allowed more than one go?)


This is Growster's third entry.

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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2016, 11:11 »
That's good  :D  I don't have any daffodils left, but these are just coming to bloom in one of my raised beds  :)


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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2016, 20:07 »
I am glad about that too as my daffs have mainly gone over now.

Here is the apple blossom on our cooking apple tree on the new plot

 (Early May --- I have swapped this photo from the one I entered previously)



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« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2016, 21:10 »
I have a 2nd entry  :) 

A friend turned up yesterday bearing these as a gift and I thought the buds were particularly full for dafffs.  They have opened into stunning fragrant flowers that I am really rather taken with.  I may have to track some bulbs down and buy some this autumn  :D


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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2016, 22:13 »
And my second entry is now this:

A cowslip, growing in the garden. Dad grew the original plants from a packet of seed I gave him many years ago.

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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2016, 18:13 »
I changed my mind yet again and took off my third entry, to replace it with this:

Tulips on our Plot. These have done us proud for weeks!

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« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2016, 09:33 »
Winston Churchill daff bloom plus ghost spider!

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« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2016, 01:00 »
A confused Mother Nature dusting my daffs with snow! :unsure:

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« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2016, 22:54 »
Some lovely primroses this year and we are about 3 weeks behind you here in Scotland - Here is my first entry

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« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2016, 23:19 »
This Tulip I thought look great looking into the pot from above - Entry 2

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« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2016, 01:43 »
Here is my 1st entry,
A tulip mixture from Holland

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« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2016, 01:46 »
2nd entry
Different tulips and some Crown Imperials

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