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Six on Saturday 24.4.21

The woodland is starting to slow down, but there are still treasures to find if you look for them. The snowdrops and the narcissus are finished and now the snakeshead fritillaries are winding down  and starting to form seed for … 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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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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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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The Woodland in Winter.

I don’t think it is any secret that the woodland is my favourite part of this garden, at least for the first half of the year. When we moved here it was just the huge ancient trees with lots of … Continue reading

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Star of the Autumn Woodland.

The main flowering period for the woodland is January, February, March and April. Over the years I have planted a few  Cyclamen hederifolium corms to have some interest in there in the autumn before the autumn tints come on the … Continue reading

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A mixed bag for April.

One morning when I got up, the light in the garden was so beautiful, I decided to take some photos from the balcony, before going down to get the breakfast ready. The grass in the foreground, leads straight on to … Continue reading

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Woodland ephemerals.

When we bought this house 25 years ago, I had no idea how important the little bit of woodland would become to me as I made a garden here. To start with we had the ancient trees with lots of … Continue reading

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April, where have you gone?

Time is flying by so quickly, the month of April has flown by, I haven’t done half the things that I had hoped to do…..help! We had quite severe gales last weekend with the wind ripping the new young leaves … Continue reading

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April Flowers for GBBD.

This month of April is rushing by without giving me a chance to catch my breath and enjoy all that it has to offer. No sooner does one lot of plants come into flower, than another is pushing forward, trying … Continue reading

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