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Signs of Spring this week: two kinds of snowdrops

Galanthus nivalis (Common Snowdrop)

Galanthus nivalis (Common Snowdrop)

Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice'

Galanthus nivalis ‘Viridapice’

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39 responses

  1. Such a delicate beauty ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 16, 2014 at 4:09 PM

  2. ulsterphotosimages

    Very nice

    February 16, 2014 at 4:12 PM

  3. So lovely and delicate!

    February 16, 2014 at 4:17 PM

  4. Nice….:0)

    February 16, 2014 at 4:21 PM

  5. Lovely!

    February 16, 2014 at 4:25 PM

  6. Love those images Calee — just what the Doctor ordered for a snowy, 15 degree F day in central New York!!! It’ll be weeks before I have something similar in my viewfinder.

    February 16, 2014 at 4:53 PM

    • Thanks Nick! ๐Ÿ™‚ We’ve got snowdrops but no snow over here! Take care & stay warm ๐Ÿ™‚

      February 16, 2014 at 5:09 PM

  7. Hi
    Very nicely done – but we’ve not seen too many of these around here at the moment. i just hope that the ground is not too waterlogged! ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 16, 2014 at 5:02 PM

    • Thanks John! Your spring flowers have to get life jackets or learn how to swim, I saw there were more than 150 flood warnings in the UK! I hope you’re ok!

      February 16, 2014 at 5:11 PM

  8. How wonderful it is to see these, Calee!
    Ours are still buried under 2+ feet of snow. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
    Happy Sunday to you!

    February 16, 2014 at 5:42 PM

    • Thanks Lisa! Looking at your pictures with those wonderful winter landscapes, I don’t feel too sorry for you ๐Ÿ˜‰ It looks so cosy with the bottle candles and all! Have a great Sunday!

      February 16, 2014 at 7:31 PM

  9. Lovely, snowdrops are ace:)

    February 16, 2014 at 5:43 PM

  10. this makes me long for spring … which is still quite far off for us … thanks for a glimmer of hope

    February 16, 2014 at 9:46 PM

    • Thanks for stopping by, Heidi! I hope Spring comes to you soon. ๐Ÿ™‚

      February 20, 2014 at 7:48 PM

  11. Spring is here!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 16, 2014 at 10:06 PM

    • Yes! ๐Ÿ˜€ Days are getting longer and flowers are starting to pop up everywhere!

      February 20, 2014 at 7:49 PM

      • It is a beautiful time of the year! Rebirth…

        February 21, 2014 at 6:04 AM

  12. Beautiful shots of the snowdrops and I really love the soft backdrops. I saw snowdrops blooming earlier this month here–since then we have had about 30 cm of snow, most of which is still on the ground. Spring is not here yet.

    February 17, 2014 at 1:41 AM

    • Thanks Mike! I saw the first snowdrops when I was in Sweden over Christmas?! Very strange winter over here. This week is very “springy”, the days are longer and more flowers are starting to bloom! ๐Ÿ™‚

      February 20, 2014 at 7:51 PM

  13. Snowdrops bloomed here this week, just in time to get covered by the snow. But it looks like they survived being encased in ice. Spring must be coming,

    February 17, 2014 at 3:52 AM

    • They are tough little flowers, as long as they’re not covered in snow for too long, they will make it! ๐Ÿ™‚

      February 20, 2014 at 7:52 PM

  14. Very Nice. ๐Ÿ™‚

    February 17, 2014 at 4:03 AM

  15. Lovely captures, a beautiful sign of spring! Sure wish we were seeing them here!

    February 18, 2014 at 1:51 AM

    • Thanks Susan! I hope Spring comes to you soon as well!

      February 20, 2014 at 7:53 PM

  16. Whoa, what a perfect vision Calee and message!

    February 18, 2014 at 2:43 AM

  17. Those are some nice close-ups, Calee!

    February 19, 2014 at 2:25 AM

  18. Nicely captured!

    February 20, 2014 at 2:17 AM

  19. I so love the second photo, really beautiful !

    February 22, 2014 at 3:39 PM

  20. Thanks for the like. I am happy you found it interesting. ๐Ÿ™‚

    March 9, 2014 at 8:56 PM

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