This may look like a tangle of leaves to you (ivy, snowdrop, unidentified brown paper), but those brighter paddle shaped leaves in the foreground were a big and very pleasant surprise to me today. Last year, I thought I had identified the previous year’s clump of Fritillaria uva vulpis re-emerging, but was unfortunately misled. On impulse I checked the same spot today – and Bob’s your uncle! Not only are there the distinctive shaped leaves but if you look closely in the centre foreground there is a flower bud evident, promising at least one of those foxy chocolate brown and yellow bells in due course. A lucky find!
I am even more lucky to be in possession of made to measure staging for the new half-greenhouse, now just awaiting an upper shelf for the central section: