Tag Archives: cowslips

Thank goodness for self seeding drifts.

Looking back over 2015 has made me realise that we haven’t been able to do much gardening! Unfortunately health problems got in the way with the Undergardener having to go for his Prostate Cancer treatment and all his other hospital … Continue reading

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Primroses, everywhere I look!

Well, that is the dream maybe! You may remember that I was thinking of having the sides of the ditch by the woodland covered with primroses, well, I have been looking around the garden to see how many seedlings I … Continue reading

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Foliage in February. GBFD.

As soon as I started looking round the garden to see what sort of foliage I could photograph, it was obvious from all the new shoots that there were, that most, but not all the photos would be of the … Continue reading

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Garden abundance.

I thought I would catch up with the garden before showing the photos of the wild flowers in the Scillies. When we got back, the difference in the garden was amazing, blossom and an explosion of flowers everywhere. New growth … Continue reading

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What a difference…..

…..a few degrees in the temperature makes and the sun deciding to shine shows the garden in a totally different light. I got so depressed each time I went into the garden and saw all the plants looking so burnt … Continue reading

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Was 2012 a Washout ?

Not really ! I started preparing this post by looking through all my photos for this year and re-reading some of my posts. There seem to be so many photos of plants looking absolutely sodden and covered with raindrops, so … Continue reading

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Lovely Cowslips multiply.

I have mentioned a few times,  that a very dear friend of mine, who sadly died a number of years ago from cancer, gave me 3 plants of cowslips, Primula veris. I planted two of them in the woodland and … Continue reading

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What’s flowering in April.

At last the mad rush of blooms brought on by our sudden heat wave seems to be slowing down. We are working in T shirts and retreating into the shade with ice creams to try and cool off – not … Continue reading

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And still they come.

Wave after wave of beautiful flowers in such a mixture of colours, it seems a never ending rainbow is marching across the garden

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