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What a difference a day makes!

I am amazed, the past few days have been the depths of winter, today it is bright sunshine, the birds are singing once more, the temperature is up to 10 C and the flowers are fine, definitely spring time!

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Hellebores for the bees.

At this time of year the snowdrops are the main flower in the garden, spreading nicely under all the trees and shrubs. But they are not in the garden by themselves,  forming splashes of colour amongst them are the hellebores … Continue reading

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February’s bonanza GBBD.

Normally I take my photos for bloom Day on the previous day, but yesterday we had non stop torrential rain of biblical proportions, I was almost ordering my ark! Thank goodness today is dry and sunny so I was able … Continue reading

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The sun shone for the snowdrops!

The forecast for yesterday was good, sunny but cold with the wind coming straight from the Arctic! I made some biscuits, baked a cake, bought some chocolate biscuits, hoovered, dusted and cleaned the loo, then sat back and waited for … Continue reading

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The turn of the Hellebore.

Hellebores are just starting to open their beautiful flowers. They make the perfect companion to the snowdrops in the garden, adding a splash of colour amongst all the white.

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Hellebore Heaven.

We were up in the North West last weekend for the undergardener’s cousin’s 80th Birthday. Unknown to me, the undergardener had googled “Hellebores” and found the National Collection of Hellebores was just off the M6 Motorway in Staffordshire and convenient … Continue reading

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Bloom Day in February.

I went out yesterday to take photos for today’s post for GBBD, thank goodness I did as we had a hard frost last night and flowers are not looking too happy this morning. I could only go round half the … Continue reading

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I blame Imogen.

Imogen is the name of the latest storm to hit the UK, she came rushing across the Atlantic on Friday night and hit the west coast and dumped so much rain on top of us when she met land. Once … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces.

We woke up to the most amazing sunrise the other morning, it was such a beautiful sight while it lasted but was over so quickly.

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It all starts again. GBBD January 2016.

In fact it doesn’t start again, it’s never stopped! Once again though, it is time for GBBD on the 15th of the month and this month has quite a few little beauties flowering at the moment. Until a few days … Continue reading

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