Hot July – Flowers Up Close and Personal

The heat of July works its magic. Flowers bloom. The bees are out in full force. Taking time to enjoy this splendour, I want to share what I love most about the hot days of July: beautiful wild flowers, up close and personal.

flowers of july 2015 red clover up close bees No.2
Bee feeding on a Red Clover – dinner time. #pollinate #clover #wildflower #insects
flowers of july 2015 red clover up close bees No.1
Red Clover is a natural sweetener. Each flower contains sugar water and can be used for the wandering soul for survival. #pollinate #clover #wildflower #insects

flowers of july 2015 milk thistle up close No.4
Milk Thistle up close and personal. Beautiful leaf and hair structure. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 st. johns wort close up
St. John’s Wort Flowers are beyond all wild flowers: super soothers and healer for all troubles of the skin. And they are beautiful. #wildflowers #healing #healers
flowers of july 2015 milk thistle up close No.3
Milk Thistle Down. The puffy seeds fluff up and make the most inviting place to rest…if you collected enough of them. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 milk thistle up close Ant Harvest
Milk Thistle Up Close and Personal – Ant Harvest in full force. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 milk thistle up close
Milk Thistle Up Close and Personal – Simple, stately colour and protection on display. Sharp spikes keep predators away. Colourful flowers welcome pollinators. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 milk thistle up close No.2
Lovely Milk Thistle Down. Perfect in every way as a superior seed. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 red clover up close No.2
Simple yet beautiful, the Red Clover. Highlighting the beauty of the simple yet attractive design of the sepals. #clover #wildflower
flowers of july 2015 red clover up close
Simple yet beautiful, the Red Clover. #clover #wildflower
flowers of july 2015 queen annes lace close up with bugs
Queen Anne’s Lace, the Ancient Carrot, up close and personal. #wildflower #weed #flowers
flowers of july 2015 Thistle down seeds No.2
Hanging on. The seed of the milk thistle is so well equiped to fly far distances and keep growing. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 Thistle down seeds
Milk Thistle Seeds. Splendid. #thistle #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 white echinacea No.2
White Echinacea. A combination of light, colour and shadows play on each other. #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 white echinacea
Lovely and unexpected. White Echinacea Meadow. #wildlfowers #nature #photography
flowers of july 2015 red admiral and echinacea No.3
Red Admiral feeding on the native Echinacea. No.1 #wildlfowers #nature #photography #echinacea
flowers of july 2015 red admiral and echinacea No.2
Red Admiral feeding on the native Echinacea. No.2 #wildlfowers #nature #photography #echinacea
flowers of july 2015 red admiral and echinacea
Red Admiral feeding on the native Echinacea. No.3 #wildlfowers #nature #photography #echinacea
flowers of july 2015 queen annes lace black and white stately
Classical, natural, lovely nature. Black and White. Just the highlights. #wildlfowers #nature #photography #blackwhitephotography

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