Author Archives: Pauline

10 families flowering on Saturday.

As there is so much flowering away at the moment in my garden I have decided to join in with  Chloris at The Blooming Garden and her “10 Flowers on Saturday” meme, held on the 23rd of each month At … Continue reading

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March 17th. St. Patrick’s on time.

Just a quick little post. Narcissus St. Patrick’s Day has opened on time this year, if anything he was a little early, which doesn’t often happen. Last year he was 2 weeks late but this year the warm weather we … Continue reading

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Lots more spring flowers. GBBD March 2019

March has brought very mixed weather for us so far, one minute warmish and sunny, then much colder, hail showers, fierce gales, and driving rain. At least I haven’t had to water all my new plantings, nature is doing it … Continue reading

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When 3 became 67.

I feel that it is now time to start dividing my single wild snowdrops. Due to our record breaking warm temperatures in February, the wild snowdrops were unfortunately over very quickly. I have noticed a few rather large clumps which … Continue reading

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Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus !

Happy St. David’s Day to you all, today, March 1st is St. David’s Day and the national emblem for Wales is the daffodil. At the moment there are a few different daffodils flowering in the garden, I thought I would … Continue reading

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A worm’s eye view.

First of all I would like to talk about photographing crocus, snowdrops or any small flower which only stands about 3 inches high. I have puzzled as to which is the best way to do it, either standing. but then … Continue reading

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Another little project.

Just a little one this time. Years ago, when we first visited East Lambrook Manor in Somerset at this time of year, I was overwhelmed by the sight of hundreds of Crocus tommasinianus spreading in the grass under a variegated … Continue reading

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Twice the space!

The new path that we  have made in the woodland now means that I have doubled the space to plant in! I don’t know why it has taken me nearly 30 yrs to do this, I really wish I had … Continue reading

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Much needed sunshine. GBBD February 2019.

After our blip of snow and ice a couple of weeks ago, it is so wonderful at the moment to have the sun shining each day and temperatures about 5 or 6 degrees warmer. Wandering around the garden yesterday, without … Continue reading

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Just in time.

Ladies from the village WI. came for coffee, cake and biscuits yesterday, they also came to have a wander round the garden to see the snowdrops and other lovlies that are flowering at the moment. The weather behaved itself with … Continue reading

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