Tag Archives: Spring bulbs

The long and the short of it.

Wandering around the garden yesterday, I was struck by how colourful half of it was, the other half looked terribly naked compared to the borders with all the bulbs and flowering shrubs. The naked half is where the borders were … Continue reading

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March Bounty for GBBD

Having missed a few Bloom Days due to being really busy in the garden getting everything ready for the snowdrop season, I can now take a breath and take a general view of the whole garden and realise that half … Continue reading

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All change.

The woodland is changing, now much more yellow than before, the snowdrops are almost over, but the rockery is waking up and providing quite a bit of colour which I can see from the house. All the dwarf shrubs that … 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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The Woodland in Spring.

The difference in the woodland at the end of this month is the change of colour from the white of the snowdrops to the yellow and white of the narcissus.  When I went into the woodland to check that everything … 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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Fritillary Fest!

In response to some of you lovely people saying that they would like to see more photos of the fritillaries in the woodland, here are a few that have been taken at different times over the last week. The first … 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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Spring has arrived. GBBD. March.

Spring has certainly arrived in the garden here, it is washing over the garden and changing the colour from white to yellow. Early snowdrops are now almost finished and the colour white that was everywhere a few days ago is … Continue reading

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