Tag Archives: winter flowers

Much needed sunshine. GBBD February 2019.

After our blip of snow and ice a couple of weeks ago, it is so wonderful at the moment to have the sun shining each day and temperatures about 5 or 6 degrees warmer. Wandering around the garden yesterday, without … Continue reading

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January Gems. GBBD 2019

Any plant that flowers in January is a gem as far as I’m concerned, they are so precious, flowering at a time of year when most plants are still sleeping through the cold spell. A walk round half the garden … Continue reading

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The start of a whole new year.

Wandering round the garden to see what is flowering on New Year’s Day could become a nice habit for me. We have been having a warm spell for the last couple of weeks and I think this has brought on … 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 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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It’s stopped raining!

But for how long?! It has been so wet for such a long time now, we have escaped the worst of the weather that has been thrown at us, but non stop rain is so depressing! The garden is absolutely … Continue reading

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Just a few for December GBBD.

Weather in December has been variable to say the least. It has also varied in different parts of the country, we down in the south west have escaped the worst of the weather. Other areas have deep snow and temperatures … 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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Happy New Year!

Most of you are writing such wonderful posts of all your achievements in the garden for 2016 and for all your hopes in 2017. I certainly didn’t achieve much last year, the only new bit done was the gravel garden … Continue reading

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We’re Back!

Back in touch with the World Wide Web I mean! We suddenly had the plug pulled on us by Talk Talk on 27th November after they told us that we had approached another provider. Not true we said, we have … Continue reading

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