Monthly Archives: January 2017

Miscellaneous in January.

January is not a month noted for its flowers, but there are quite a few out in the garden here so it is worth going for a wander each day. Lots of bulbs are pushing up, the snowdrops are flowering … Continue reading

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Waiting for the birds.

This weekend is the Great British Birdwatch when we note down which varieties of birds are coming to our gardens and making a note of the number of each species we see at any one time. Sparrows and starlings used … Continue reading

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Formality in January. GBFD.

It is cold, it is freezing, so I just popped out very quickly to take some photos for today’s Foliage Day hosted by Christina at My Hesperides Garden. I hope you are warm and safe Christina, after seeing the news … Continue reading

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January flowers for GBBD, 2017

The dreaded snow coming down from the Arctic the other day managed to almost miss us, thank goodness. We woke to just a tiny smattering of snow which soon vanished once the sun rose in the sky, we were so … Continue reading

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A little Late.

Usually flowering by Christmas is Narcissus Rijnveld’s Early Sensation, however it is now making up for lost time with new buds opening each day.

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Natures New Year Gift.

While tidying the woodland a few days ago, getting it ready for the snowdrop season, I saw a little sapling of only about 12 inches tall, growing at the side of the path next to some cyclamen .

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Happy New Year!

Most of you are writing such wonderful posts of all your achievements in the garden for 2016 and for all your hopes in 2017. I certainly didn’t achieve much last year, the only new bit done was the gravel garden … Continue reading

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