Monthly Archives: February 2011

Heavenly Hellebores.

At last the hellebores are all out, the lovely sunshine and warmer temperatures last week have encouraged them to open up and the bees are making the most of every opportunity for a good feed.

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Has Spring arrived ?

It is wonderful to be able to work in the woodland with no overcoat. The sun is so hot, it is almost T shirt weather – well maybe not just yet!!

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Snowdrop Pilgrimage

At last I managed to persuade my husband that he really wanted to go and see the snowdrop collection at Colesbourne Park in Gloucestershire, and what a wonderful day it turned out to be. Weather was a bit dull and … Continue reading

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Early Flowering Companions

Snowdrops have been centre stage for some time now and beautiful though they are, there are lots of other flowers now blooming away, doing their best to attract the bees that are brave enough to venture out in our winter … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Snowdrops

What a difference a bit of sunshine makes – after a week of much milder weather, today the sun is shining, the snowdrops have now opened  and are now showing the different markings on their inner petals. Spring is definitely … Continue reading

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Super Snowdrops.

At last we have enough snowdrops flowering to be able to talk about them. The three special early ones by the front door that should have been out before Christmas, flowered just after New Year but didn’t enjoy the frosts … Continue reading

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Wind of Change.

As soon as I got up this morning, I could feel that it was going to be a special day. When I got downstairs to do the breakfast, I was greeted by this wonderful sunrise –

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