Some plants, especially the Brassicas, seem to a have a special water-resistant nature. When water falls on them it does not disperse, but tends to remain in tiny spherical droplets, like this
If you look closely, you will see not only the one big droplet at the top, but many more distributed all over this Purple Sprouting Broccoli shoot.
This little yellow Crocus has accumulated quite a collection of raindrops. It looks as if it has been edged with tiny pearls.
In the biggest droplet at the top you can see a reflection of the brick wall of my house, the blue wheelie-bin and a white window-frame.
This is a Cavolo Nero leaf...
Apply the "Heat Map" effect and the photo looks even more dramatic!
Here are some more shots on the same theme:
As you have probably guessed, we have had a fair bit of rain recently! I ought not to complain about this though, because if we don't get enough rain in the Winter, we will have water shortages in the Summer, with hosepipe bans and all. Our Winter has in fact been very mild and very dry by normal standards.