Category Archives: bulbs, corms and tubers

Wordless Wednesday: Cuckoo in the Nest

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Wordless Wednesday: the Lion Roars

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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

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Wordless Wednesday: Big Golden Sun on a Damp Day

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In a Vase on Monday: Flags

Flags on flags with flags…or rather iris on paving slabs with a couple of Union Jack flags! If the ‘Tête-à-tête’ hadn’t been in flower for the first time last week and therefore automatically destined for Monday’s vase, these iris would … Continue reading

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Six Saturday Smiles

We have continued with gloriously sunny days this week, albeit with the downside of frosts at night – it’s strange how one can almost forget, after the lower light levels of a winter season, the joys that a bright and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Uncommonly Pretty

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Six on Saturday: Fair Maids

I thought I would share  some of my fair maids today, starting with ‘Rosemary Burnham’ above, and ‘Trumps’ below. Trumps, with his distinctive and broad spreading outer segments has been a particularly good do-er, bulking up nicely. ‘Starling’ is a … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: a Bit of Weather

I treated myself to a new weather monitor this week, the previous one which I have had for over 10 years having begun to be less reliable, especially in terms of rainfall. Like most gardeners, I have always taken a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Progress, but Slow

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