Your pictures on the theme of 'in bloom'

image copyrightEsther Johnson
image captionEsther Johnson: "This sunflower was really struggling to open in the thick, Cornish mizzle."
image copyrightPrerna Jain
image captionPrerna Jain: "Elderly women exercising in front of blooming flowers in Hanoi, Vietnam."
image copyrightEmily Arnold
image captionEmily Arnold: "I love the way this white bloom seems to be streaking its way across the blue expanse - it could almost be in the sky instead of a fountain pool - along with the beautiful colour contrast."
image copyrightCarolyn DiFrancesco
image captionCarolyn DiFrancesco: "I waited for the perfect sunset while these daisies were in bloom."
image copyrightDoris Enders
image captionDoris Enders: "A little cow in a meadow full of flowering bluebonnets, which are the state flower of Texas."
image copyrightKevin Hartwell
image captionKevin Hartwell: "Fungi in full bloom in Correze, France."
image copyrightVikram Kumar
image captionVikram Kumar: "My retired parents visited New Zealand to spend time with my daughter."
image copyrightWin Watson
image captionWin Watson: "Throughout the year the grounds of Temple Newsam country estate in Leeds regularly explode with colour as different plants, bushes and trees come into bloom. The beginning of May sees azaleas in every shade of pink, white, yellow, peach, lilac, orange and many more colour the landscape."
image copyrightLucy White
image captionLucy White sent in this picture of her mum's 90th birthday celebrations, describing her as in "full bloom". The next theme is "sparkle" and the deadline for your entries is 26 March. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link to "We set the theme, you take the pictures", at the bottom of the page.

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