Tag Archives: spring flowers

Fritillary Fest!

In response to some of you lovely people saying that they would like to see more photos of the fritillaries in the woodland, here are a few that have been taken at different times over the last week. The first … Continue reading

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April Flowers for GBBD.

More and more flowers are opening each day, making the garden very springlike. The weather has been beautiful since Easter, but last weekend was a lot colder, still sunny but colder. Because of the warmer weather, daffodils have been going … Continue reading

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Woodland ephemerals.

When we bought this house 25 years ago, I had no idea how important the little bit of woodland would become to me as I made a garden here. To start with we had the ancient trees with lots of … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived. GBBD. March.

Spring has certainly arrived in the garden here, it is washing over the garden and changing the colour from white to yellow. Early snowdrops are now almost finished and the colour white that was everywhere a few days ago is … Continue reading

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Latecomers to the party.

Some of my earlier flowering snowdrops are starting to go over but the snowdrop party isn’t over yet. A few varieties are later flowering than most and extend the snowdrop season by a few more weeks. I’ll start with some … Continue reading

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Half way through May already!

It is half way through May already and time for another Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, kindly hosted by Carol at May Dreams Garden where we can peek at all the lovely flowers all over the world! Everything is growing so … Continue reading

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Just because it’s tiny…

My star of the back garden at the moment is a dwarf bearded iris, you know what they say about small packages, well it is true. A couple of years ago, this little unnamed iris was left at the end … Continue reading

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April, where have you gone?

Time is flying by so quickly, the month of April has flown by, I haven’t done half the things that I had hoped to do…..help! We had quite severe gales last weekend with the wind ripping the new young leaves … Continue reading

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April Flowers for GBBD.

This month of April is rushing by without giving me a chance to catch my breath and enjoy all that it has to offer. No sooner does one lot of plants come into flower, than another is pushing forward, trying … Continue reading

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Shhhh…. don’t tell the Pheasant!

I keep hearing the pheasant on the field next to us, I start getting worried when I hear him in the garden, I am really worried when I hear him in the woodland. So far I have chased him 3 … Continue reading

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