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Wordless Wednesday: Cadbury’s Purple
Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, early spring, Gardening, Gardens, winter interest, Wordless Wednesday Tagged Crocus tommasinianus 9 Comments
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
Wordless Wednesday: How Many Did You Say…?
Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardens, Spring, Wordless Wednesday Tagged Crocus tommasinianus 15 Comments
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
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
Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens Tagged Crocus tommasinianus, dividing snowdrops, Tête à Tête 21 Comments
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
Posted in Garden Bloggers Blooms Day, Gardens Tagged Crocus 'Snow Bunting', Crocus tommasinianus, hellebores, primroses, snowdrops 29 Comments
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
Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens, greenhouse, projects Tagged Crocus tommasinianus, Galanthus floro pleno, hellebore 17 Comments
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
Posted in bulbs, corms and tubers, Gardening, Gardens Tagged allium, Anemone blanda, colchicum, Crocus tommasinianus, hyacinth vases, lilium candidum, species tulip 2 Comments