While wandering around Tallinn, Estonia, in late August this year, we stumbled onto the town's flower festival, right under Tallin Old Town's much photographed towers. Delightfully, this year's theme centred on edible plants, so I thought to share some of my favourite sights from the day.
All these shots were taken on my tiny but trusty Canon Ixus 65; the close-ups using digital macro mode. I was quite pleased with the results -- a testament to Nordic sunshine!
Someday I'm going to try this at home: a curly parsley hedgerow.
Lil Miss Sunshine wins the popularity contest.
I think these are dandelions, but I'd never seen this bulbous kind before. I'm looking forward to learning how to better use them in salads and tea, when I have a kitchen again.
Not sure what this is, but thought the fractal patterns were cool.
Saved my favourite for last -- I've never seen purple cabbage look so glamourous!