Early gems adorning

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The Scottish spring is in full swing around the museum gardens and there are ‘early gems’ popping up everywhere you look. Some of Burns most famous and well kent works are his vivid nature poems and below are some of the flowers he would have known and as such, immortalised in verse.  Admittedly, some of these are different varieties than he might have been familiar with (I’m looking at you Californian poppy), but beautiful nonetheless.






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2 thoughts on “Early gems adorning

    lemanshots said:
    May 5, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    Beautiful! 🙂

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