Tag Archives: April flowers

10 for April, 2020

While we are all staying at home, the seasons are changing before our very eyes. When this lockdown started it was a time for all the spring bulbs to flower and we seemed to go from snowdrops to tulips in … Continue reading

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GBBD for April, 2020.

In the strange times that we are living in at the moment, I’m appreciating my garden as I have never done before. I am out there as often as I can be, all this fresh  air must be doing me … Continue reading

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Ten more April flowers.

It seems like ages that I’ve been waiting for Peony mlokosewitschii, or Molly the Witch, to open her fat buds. for long enough they have stayed firmly shut, in spite of us having a mini heatwave. Yesterday however, was my … Continue reading

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Hello April

Looking round the garden for new flowering plants since I last posted was quite easy at this time of year, when more plants are opening almost every day. I’m hoping that I’ve found flowers tht haven’t appeared before this year.

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Spring has Sprung! GBBD April 2018.

The garden is bursting forth with the slightly higher temperatures and the sunshine we have had lately, each day brings new flowers for me to enjoy. It seems as though everything in the garden is trying to catch up with … Continue reading

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At last !

Nearly a month late, but never mind, the snakeshead fritillaries, Fritillaria meleagris,  are flowering in the woodland at last.  Today was a beautifully sunny day with a cold wind,  the woodland is quite sheltered so  it was a pleasure to … Continue reading

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April Abundance for GBBD.

We have had some really beautiful weather this month, we could almost think it was summer some days, then the wind turns around and comes from the north and reminds us that it is still only April. Flowers  have been … 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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April Flowers for GBBD.

More and more flowers are opening each day, making the garden very springlike. The weather has been beautiful since Easter, but last weekend was a lot colder, still sunny but colder. Because of the warmer weather, daffodils have been going … Continue reading

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Temptation was too great!

Looking at all the snakeshead fritillaries which are opening each day in the woodland, I couldn’t hold back any more, the temptation to photograph them was too strong! To start with there was just a couple, …then a few more. … Continue reading

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