Monthly Archives: April 2016

New Growth Everywhere.

April is such a wonderful time of year with new growth bursting forth everywhere. Trees are beginning to look green once more and everything in the garden is waking up and showing new leaves. Even evergreens are showing new growth … Continue reading

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April flowers for GBBD 2016.

April saw a rise in the temperatures but also saw a few gales to batter the newly emerged flowers, tempted into flower by the warmth. The garden is definitely waking up and I can’t keep up with all the jobs … Continue reading

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Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

With the warm winter that we had, some of the narcissus were flowering way before Christmas, which seemed very strange. A cold spell in February put them back on track and once again N. St. Patrick’s Day was late again, … Continue reading

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Time for the Fritillaries to take Centre Stage.

A month ago, on March 11th, I noticed the first of the fritillaries to open in the woodland, just one solitary flower.

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A Sudden Fall of Snow?

No, not really, just a mulch of very white chippings on the alpine scree! Hopefully they will tone down as time goes by and not be such a startling, bright white. Old plants had spread too far, some killing off … Continue reading

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