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Around 6 o'clock , most of the visitors went home. I was surprised because the show stays open till half past 7. A wonderful opportunity to take some wide shots without lots of people in them !
The low light and the quiet made me feel like I was in a fairy tale garden.
These are another of my favourite flowers : daffodils.
Over the years , growers have developed an amazing amount of varieties in many colours and sizes from a few originals.
These are two 'double' flowers , where the central tube carries additional petals.
and of course each variety has it's own name. This one is 'Dear Love'.
The low sun lit up the flowers beautifully.
Walking back to the central pond,
with this swan swimming along beside me.
Only a few people were still enjoying the quiet.
Flower beds along the central pond.
The stalls closed up and around the windmill all was quiet.
The forest path at the east of the park.
Here I discovered what looks like a lily, but the leaves are too large. I wonder which plant it is.
As I walked out of the park , I took a look across the fields of the commercial growers. Here flower bulbs are grown for shipping across the entire world.
As I drove away the sun set over the flower fields behind me.
Just two more hours to get home. I had a wonderful day.