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bigemrg

Enthusiastic gardener interested in growing all types of flowers for enjoyment and photographic purposes! www.iangrainger.co.uk

Viola riviniana 'Purpurea'

  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! Love these little Dog #violet blooms! This is just one of the images in my weekly photo #blog which you can see at the following link if you're interested - www.bigemrg.co.uk/blog/latest Have a super day everyone! 😀

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juliesgarden

Oh me too 💜💜💜

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kathy

Nothing common about this

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harebell

Only you can make a common dog violet look like an exquisite orchid 😊🙌💙

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bigemrg

@juliesgarden - Great aren't they Julie? 😀

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@kathy - Definitely not Kathy! 😀

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bigemrg

@harebell - Hehe! Thanks Della! 😀

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pelly

Morning Ian, love this and the beautiful photo in your blog of the Forget me Not 💜💜

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bigemrg

@pelly - Good morning Jane! Thank you! Love how the garden seems to be waking up again! 😀

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suerichards

Beautiful 💜💜💜

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bigemrg

@suerichards - Thanks Sue! 😀

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novicegardenlover

Enjoyed the blog Ian. My favourite photo is of the forest flame pieris - the sepals look like fine gold.

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2018
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! Love these pretty #purple Dog Violets! They're just one of the stars of my weekly photo #blog which you can see at the following link if you're interested - www.bigemrg.co.uk/blog/latest Have a terrific Thursday everyone! 😀 #dogviolet

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juliesgarden

Oh me too , so delicate 💜💜, morning Ian 🙌

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johninbrighton

Wonderful.

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Emma915Jones

I’ve been spotting these along the coastal path whilst walking of late. Well, not sure exactly which species but I’ve taken a photo to ID another time

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kathy

So do I Ian got lots in the grass and hedges here

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valjones-hughes

Lovely, great photo too, they are so difficult to capture since they insist on keeping their heads down!

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jadojado29

Morning Ian @bigemrg Lovely pic such a dainty little flower 💜👍

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bigemrg

@juliesgarden - Good morning Julie! 😀

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bigemrg

@johninbrighton - Thanks John! 😀

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bigemrg

@Emma915Jones - There are lots of them popping up all over the place at the moment, especially in lawns! This is our native violet! 😀

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bigemrg

@kathy - Morning Kathy! Yes, they're quite prolific at the moment aren't they? 😀

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@valjones-hughes - Thanks Val! Yes, lots of lying down in the grass to capture them at their best! 😀

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