Tag Archives: Iris reticulata

What a difference!

The snow has finally all gone, today the sun was shing and the sky a beautiful blue! At last I could get out and check on all my lovely winter flowers, no coat needed as it was nicely warm and … Continue reading

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It’s not just snowdrops that brave the weather.

It’s not all about snowdrops at the moment. All of a sudden I noticed a patch of colour on the raised bed in the back garden, tiny Iris reticulata were flowering in spite of the gale howling through the trees … Continue reading

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Bathing Beauties.

Some of you may remember me planting up an old tin bath (which was my bath when I was a baby) a year ago, with Iris reticulata and crocus. I was full of good intentions at the time, meaning to … Continue reading

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Bath Bulbs.

The bulbs in the little tin bath that I planted up in the winter has just about reached it’s peak now, with I think, all the bulbs flowering.

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Come in from the cold.

I like to have bulbs flowering in the conservatory at this time of year. The conservatory is only kept frost free, with a little heater that keeps the temperature at +5C during the night, during the day it just has … Continue reading

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February Flowers. GBBD.

Deciding yesterday to nip out into the garden while there was a bit of sunshine, to take my photos for this months GBBD, all of a sudden it went very dark and very cold, and there  I was, in a … 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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