Tag Archives: Crocus tommasinianus

In a Vase on Monday: Measure for Measure

I was determined to have sprigs of my pink pussy willow, Salix gracilistyla ‘Mount Aso’, in a vase today, and ventured forth to find suitable accompaniments. Scorning the emerging blooms on Iris reticulata for being ‘too blue’, I chose different … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: How Many Did You Say…?

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Let’s Hear it for the Bulbs!

Carol of May Dreams Gardens hosts GBBD on the 15th of every month so I am a day ‘late’ in showcasing what is blooming in my garden around the middle of the month. Although there is still colour and fragrance … Continue reading

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Six Inch Rule

Rambling through the woodland edge border on yesterday’s sunny afternoon I decided to grab a trowel and split some of the snowdrop clumps to fill in a few more of the gaps. These are not the ‘specials’ but the ordinary … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: Prim Little Roses and Heavenly Hellebores

I had just finished planting the new roses and set off with my camera for today’s pictures when the dampness of the day suddenly transformed itself into a distinct wetness, so with dripping camera and gradually soggier clothes I rushed … Continue reading

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Peekaboo!

I could perhaps be forgiven for missing the emerging shoots of these first Crocus tommasinianus near the stream amongst the grass still disturbed after being lifted for the planting of more bulbs, but I wonder how many days these purple … Continue reading

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Putting Me Off

I managed to do the gardening equivalent of playing FreeCell on the computer or Angry Birds on  my phone by putting off making a start on planting the bulbous late arrivals for as long as possible, although admittedly I was … Continue reading

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