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Late season Snowdrops.

We are now past the peak of the snowdrop season. Most of the earlier specials  have finished flowering,  but they are now joined with the ones that flower a little later. Also joining in are the wild singles and doubles … Continue reading

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The sun came out for a while.

The sun did come out for quite a while on Saturday and what a difference it made to the snowdrops. Those sitting in a pool of sunshine opened their petals wide to any passing bee and I was able to … Continue reading

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No, they’re not all the same.

This post is for our daughter Rachael who says that she thinks a snowdrop is a snowdrop is a snowdrop and wonders why I would want to order any more as they are all the same. Sorry my dear, but  … 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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The end of Snowdrops?

Just for a year I hasten to add! The snowdrops are coming to an end earlier than usual, due no doubt to the strange, warm weather we have had during Jan/Feb. The early “specials” were very early, then the wild … 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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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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