Tag Archives: January flowers

It’s not just snowdrops that brave the weather.

It’s not all about snowdrops at the moment. All of a sudden I noticed a patch of colour on the raised bed in the back garden, tiny Iris reticulata were flowering in spite of the gale howling through the trees … Continue reading

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The woodland is changing to white.

Yes, the woodland floor is becoming more white as the days go by and it certainly isn’t with snow. The special snowdrops are definitely a lot earlier than in previous years and even the wild ones are almost ready to … Continue reading

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January blooms GBBD. 2018.

The New Year weather has been cold, wet, frosty, sunny and  warm (relatively speaking) sometimes all in the same day!   A few days last week the sun was shining and the birds were singing, it was a pleasure to work … Continue reading

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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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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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The Single Wildings are now joining in.

Snowdrop time is a wonderful time of year.  January wouldn’t normally have me rushing into the garden each morning, too cold, too wet, but plant a few snowdrops and that soon changes. It’s on with the wellies and waterproofs as … Continue reading

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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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At least the Woodland is Tidy!

Over a month of rain in December and for the first week of January, has left the woodland looking rather sodden and a bit flooded in places where the water can’t get away.

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The North Wind doth Blow !

The north wind doth blow and we shall have snow……..except that the promised snow didn’t arrive, it all got dumped on Exeter the other day and the next village to us, just 3 miles away. According to a friend in … Continue reading

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January treasures for GBBD.

At the moment, the sun is shining, the sky is a brilliant blue, the wind is blowing and everywhere is very wet from torrential rain overnight. We have escaped the awful weather of the last few days, when other places … Continue reading

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