Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers

Wordless Wednesday: Susan Forever!

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , | 11 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Standing Under the Shoulders of Giants

I have never created a vase of such gigantic stature before, for a variety of absences – lack of particularly tall plants, tall vases and a place to display the finished article, not to mention that excessive height can be … Continue reading

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged , , | 43 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: What Elegant Ladies are Wearing These Days

Just over 5 weeks ago I posted a Monday vase with the first tulips of the year, tulips I had noted down on planting as ‘Elegant Lady’ but could now see were something completely different. I remembered later that soon … Continue reading

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday | Tagged | 43 Comments

In a Vase on Monday: Fringe Benefits

It is increasingly recognised that gardening has a positive impact on our well-being, bringing both physical and mental benefits, but what about the entertainment value? Who needs access to hundreds of television channels (or perhaps even a television at all) … Continue reading

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, In a Vase on Monday, Spring | Tagged , | 39 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Blue Diamonds

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged | 7 Comments

Six on Saturday: Wisteria in Bud!

The buds on our wisteria are swelling nicely and in profusion…but sadly I am not the only one who has noticed, as you can see from the photo above… The blame rests, I am pretty sure, on the chunky shoulders … Continue reading

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, garden pests, Gardening, Gardens, greenhouse, seed sowing, Six on Saturday, Spring | Tagged , | 29 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Cuckoo in the Nest

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, greenhouse, Wordless Wednesday | 15 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: the Lion Roars

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged | 6 Comments

Looking Back at the Snowdrop Season

Not just looking back, but still enjoying some of the specials in the snowdrop border (above), arriving late to the party, whilst assessing the season as a whole. It has been an odd season, with many more specials than usual … Continue reading

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, snowdrops | 19 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: Big Golden Sun on a Damp Day

Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, greenhouse, Wordless Wednesday | Tagged | 12 Comments