Crow amidst the Dandelions

Dandelion Season

There comes a point in late April when Sun Rising is ablaze with dandelions.  I love this shot of a crow, paused on the edge of a mown path, as if contemplating the vivid yellows in comparison with his own rich black.  It’s as if he were thinking, ‘the cowslips were one thing, but this is quite unnecessary’ …

Crow amidst the Dandelions

Crow amidst the Dandelions

The dandelions are one of the few plants that we try to manage, for unmanaged there are areas where they would simply dominate.  We’ll mow the flower heads off some they go to seed – so if you’re aiming to collect flowers to make a special Sun Rising dandelion wine, now is your chance …