Macro Monday: May 2

macromonday may2

Today’s Macro Monday is a slightly tricky one since you have probably never noticed the flowers on this fairly common shrub!


Answer tomorrow.


Sunday Puzzler Solution


The photos were, in the order they appeared:





ornithogalum magnum may 30Ornithogalum (magnum)

6Geranium (‘Rozanne’)

fritFritillaria (meleagris ‘Alba’)

lathyrus Geranium Pink.2 copyLathyrus odoratus

Giving you: D  R  N  O  O  G  F  L

which, when rearranged gives you Longford.

Longford is in the Province of Leinster and in the Midlands.It has a population of just 39000 and is one of the smallest Irish counties by size and population. The county town is…. Longford!




3 Comments on “Macro Monday: May 2”

  1. derrickjknight
    May 2, 2016 at 7:41 am #


  2. srerridge
    May 2, 2016 at 8:40 am #

    I’m going to guess…ivy.

    • thebikinggardener
      May 2, 2016 at 9:20 am #

      the flowers are similar so good guess – but ivy blooms in autumn and this is out now. This is a shrub that is often planted at the seaside

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