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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 16th June, 2013)

Buttercup Heaven

Buttercup Heaven
Woodshaw Park [south of the wutchie]

Photo: John Harrison  (Camera: Canon EOS 600D EV: 250th on F8)
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Comment by: Fred Mason on 16th June 2013 at 00:08

Nice one, John.

Just four simple colours.

Very peaceful.

Comment by: Ellen on 16th June 2013 at 00:47

how lovely!! A carpet of gold (to check if a giant likes butter??)

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 16th June 2013 at 05:24

Lovely photo John......I miss the buttercups......thanks for the reminder.....cheers!!!

Comment by: Maureen on 16th June 2013 at 08:22

That is a beautiful photo John.I just love it...as the saying goes,pretty as a picture.

Comment by: Ron D on 16th June 2013 at 08:59

Magic .To think that this was an old industrial site of pit dirt.

Comment by: Harry C. on 16th June 2013 at 09:08

Nice to see one of your pics John, the field of Christmas trees we call it because of the Scot Pines.

Comment by: Kath Pressey on 16th June 2013 at 09:22

stunning. i keep sayinmg how the buttercups are looking great this year. I don't know Woodshaw park

Comment by: A BOLTON on 16th June 2013 at 09:28

The rabbits will be having a "field"day!

Comment by: pat on 16th June 2013 at 10:40

Lovely photo - and aptly titled "Buttercup Heaven"

Comment by: David on 16th June 2013 at 10:44

Good shot John. There are buttercups everywhere this year :)

Comment by: Janice on 16th June 2013 at 11:19

Beautiful photo John. What is the Wutchie? (Not a Wiganer!)

Comment by: Mick on 16th June 2013 at 11:50

Ive never seen as many buttercups that there are this year.

It looks like that someone as cut a path through the field.

Comment by: jj on 16th June 2013 at 12:40

Great photo. Lifts the spirits. Good to see that there are still "wild", unspoilt areas of town, amidst the urban sprawl.

Comment by: John Morris on 16th June 2013 at 13:38

A stroll into summer, fabulous, just what we need to pick up the spirits.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 16th June 2013 at 16:05

Looks like a lovely Monet,John.

Comment by: mw on 16th June 2013 at 16:08

lovely picture . can you remember , do you like butter !

Comment by: alan lad on 16th June 2013 at 19:46

makes you want to go for a stroll,a very good photo

Comment by: bill7 on 16th June 2013 at 19:56

Janice the Wutchie is a local name for Woodshaw Rook a hill built up from old pit waste many years ago it is situated in Aspull a couple of miles north of Wigan

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 16th June 2013 at 21:06

Nice picture but I`m glad they are not in my garden !!

Comment by: inceywinceylatic on 16th June 2013 at 21:16

Not been round there for years. Used to walk the dog round there when it was first planted about 10yrs aago. All the saplings then were about 2 foot tall. It looks superb now...... and can only get better.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 16th June 2013 at 22:31

A. BOLTON: Do rabbit`s eat buttercups?
Can you make wine from buttercups?

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