Monthly Archives: March 2017

March Bonanza.

We were lucky to have had a wonderful weekend last weekend, weather wise. Lovely hot sunshine all day long, the wind decreasing as the days went by, until by Monday, this week, it was positively balmy! March came in like … Continue reading

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The Fritillaries have survived!

Still no sign of Mr. P, we haven’t heard him or seen him for months now, maybe he has gone to the big field in the sky. Whatever the reason, the snakeshead fritillaries are flowering nicely in the woodland, without … Continue reading

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New growth everywhere GBFD March.

Once again it is Foliage Day hosted by Christina and this month there is such a change in the garden and in the hedgerows. Everywhere buds are bursting and we have the delight of new foliage, mainly the lovely fresh … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day.

Well, were my St. Patrick’s Day Narcissus open on time……what do you think?

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Spring has Sprung. GBBD for March.

March this year is a wonderful month for gardeners down here in Devon. Blossom is appearing on the trees and shrubs, leaves are unfurling, bulbs and perennials are flowering, birds are singing and making nests, bees are buzzing and some … Continue reading

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On Guard!

Rusty Pheasant has been put in place and is guarding the first of the Fritillaries to open. I hope I’m not speaking too soon, but I haven’t heard Mr. P calling from the fields next door for quite some time … Continue reading

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White gives way to Yellow.

As the white of the snowdrops start fading away, having kept my interest for 3 months now, the yellow of the narcissus takes over the baton. Yes, we had early flowering Narcissus in flower just after Christmas, N. Rijnveld’s Early … Continue reading

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New month, new plants.

I feel a rockery should be a riot of colour in the spring, meteorologically it is now spring, it started yesterday, but our rockery behind the alpine scree is quite frankly….boring! One clump of narcissus is certainly not a riot … Continue reading

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