Friday, 1 June 2018

Yellow in the Yellowbelly County

Yellowbelly - a term sometimes used to describe a person from Lincolnshire.
The derivation is lost in the mists of time. Some ideas here on Wikipedia.

Yellow flowers spotted yesterday.

 Firstly the Ice Plant shown a few days ago.
An excellent ground cover plant very tolerant to drought:

Another excellent ground cover plant, drought tolerant:
A Sedum but I forget which:

Dandelion. Loved by insects and the bane of many a gardener:

Buttercup. Far too many in my lawn. As a child did you ever hold one under someone's chin to see whether the reflected yellow Sunlight showed they liked butter?

My tomato plants flowering nicely:

Lincolnshire wouldn't be the same without its glowing fields of Oilseed Rape:

All taken with the iPhone 6s in spite of what Flickr says


  1. All with a lovely bright and cheerful color. Yes the same story about buttercups was common out here when I was a child.

    1. Mick: All the yellow flowers really brighten up Springtime.

  2. Very good with the exception of the rape. I detest the stuff.
    What's the video like from this phone?


Thank you for visiting. Hope you enjoyed the pictures. Any comment, or correction to any information or identification I get wrong, is most welcome. John

Related Posts with Thumbnails