Tag Archives: Freda Cox ‘A Gardener’s Guide to Snowdrops’

In A Vase on Monday: Winter Beauty

Although just a young shrub, winter flowering honeysuckle Lonicera purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’, has been flowering generously for a few weeks – but at the back of the shrub border where I can’t catch its fragrance. I had intended to use … Continue reading

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Keeping Their Urn

The promised rain clouds arriving simultaneously with the time available for gardening and resulted in jobs being kept to the minimum. Greenhouse checked, seeds checked, snowdrops checked (more than once) – and the bases of these urns moved down to … Continue reading

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Sunshine Came Softly Through My Window Today….

…. and warmed the cockles of my snowdrops’ hearts: Top, left to right: Galanthus Atkinsii, Jaquenetta and elwesii ZP1 Middle: Cornwood Gem, Maidwell L, Blewberry Tart Bottom: Imbolc, Pusey Green Tip, Ophelia It still surprises me how long it takes … Continue reading

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