Category Archives: hellebores

The rockery is waking up.

The rockery has had flowers blooming since January when some snowdrops started flowering alongside Rhododendron praecox. They were joined by quite a few hellebores in February and March now has the start of the daffodils alongside the hellebores. When planting … Continue reading

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No better place to be.

The sunshine beckoned this morning and it was warm enough not to need a coat on while working in the woodland. The birds were singing, my robin was keeping me company along with his mate and there were so many … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday 29.01.22

It has been another frosty week down here in the south west, but yesterday when I went out in the early morning, the valleys were filled with mist and just the hill tops and trees rising above. The sun was … Continue reading

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Colour in the Woodland

After a freezing cold week followed by a week of torrential rain of biblical proportions, we now have  warm sunshine! This has made the snowdrops and crocus open up and the woodland is buzzing, I couldn’t help but smile when … Continue reading

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A virtual tour of the Snowdrops for WI Members.

Ladies, you are invited to a virtual tour of my snowdrops as unfortunately we still can’t be together, hopefully by next year I will be able to invite you all to come  round once more  to see the snowdrops .I … Continue reading

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Out at last.

No, not me, I’m still safely tucked up at home, I mean my first narcissus, Rijnveld’s Early Sensation which has always been out by Christmas Day in previous years. This time though it was still in tight bud by the … Continue reading

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New bloooms for November.

As we are almost coming to the end of our second lockdown, I have had plenty of time to wander round the garden looking for new blooms. There are plenty of late summer flowers still hanging on, but now the … Continue reading

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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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Just in time.

Ladies from the village WI. came for coffee, cake and biscuits yesterday, they also came to have a wander round the garden to see the snowdrops and other lovlies that are flowering at the moment. The weather behaved itself with … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes!

I am amazed, the past few days have been the depths of winter, today it is bright sunshine, the birds are singing once more, the temperature is up to 10 C and the flowers are fine, definitely spring time!

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