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Dodder diary, Tuesday September 22, 2009

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Up close and personal

Today I focused on the common or garden plants, whose beauty is easily missed.

Blackberries in their autumn glory.

Blackberries in their autumn glory. © Sheila O'Kelly

Blackberry flower.

Blackberry flower. © Sheila O'Kelly

Plant along the banks of the river Dodder in Dublin.

Plant along the banks of the river Dodder in Dublin. © Sheila O'Kelly

The gardener's nightmare, Convolvulous, otherwise known as bindweed.

The gardener's nightmare, Convolvulous, otherwise known as bindweed. © Sheila O'Kelly

Grass and nettles.

Grass and nettles. © Sheila O'Kelly

A dandelion.

A dandelion. © Sheila O'Kelly

Not many birds on view today, but one of them left this behind.

Not many birds on view today, but one of them left this behind. © Sheila O'Kelly

© Almost home, a last view from the path before crossing back across the road.

Almost home, a last view from the path before crossing back across the road. © Sheila O'Kelly

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Written by SOKNH

September 22, 2009 at 12:46

Posted in Dodder Diary

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