Yellow-painted fields surround Oxford

April 19, 2007

Our bus ride from Heathrow to Oxford was uneventful, until we received a most welcome gift from West Midlands Spring: the brilliant yellow (pure cadmium lemon!) fields of oilrapeseed oil rape in bloom. The concentration of color in large fields really does look poured on the landscape. This link has a photo of a similar field in Germany. I’ll have to share this post with my friends in Environmental Engineering at CU who work with biodiesel fuel.



  1. […] highlights were seeing the yellow-stained fields up close and watching the spring lambs bleet and scamper about—too cute! […]

  2. […] of the beauty of Garsington is the setting, and you can see the rapeseed oil fields in the distance in the next […]

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