Abundant Nature

Harvesting a sea of blue

Taming wildflowers

Insects and famers profit

Harmony found in beauty

A new crop is flowering in the fields near my home, painting the landscape with unexpected colour. The farmer seems to be growing Echium, which produces an oil containing a plant-based alternative to dietary fish oil supplements as well as being used in other nutritional, medicinal and beauty products.

The fields are not only beautiful to see, you have only to approach the flowers to hear that the whole field is buzzing with bees. Butterflies and other insects are flitting amongst the flowers and, in spite of the farmer’s neat boundaries, you get a glimpse of how Nature is supposed to function. I suspect this is a trial crop, as only a few fields are given over to the blue and pink flowers. I hope it works out for them…

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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30 Responses to Balance…

  1. That is undeniably one of the most beautiful sights… I wouldn’t mind looking out my window and seeing a sea of flowers simply go on forever. Gorgeous!

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  2. How beautiful……. even more so because they attract the bees. Has someone finally realised the importance of these wonderful creatures? I shall be looking for fields of blue on our travels!

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  4. Beautiful and informative, Sue…

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  5. Jaye Marie says:

    At last, some thought for our poor old bees!


  6. dgkaye says:

    What a gift to look at that at your leisure Sue. ❀ Stay blessed. xx


  7. Adele Marie says:

    Oh, I really hope it works out for the farmer, this is fantastic news. xxx


  8. And how nice to have a field of blue full of bees and butterflied! For ANY reason!


  9. Savvy Raj says:

    Lovely reflections


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