Tag Archives: Galanthus

Wordless Wednesday: I Saw Three Ships

I saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day I saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas Day in the morning

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The Busiest of Times, the Quietest of Times

It has been a strange fortnight, beginning as it did with Christmas Day on a Monday; with leap years, I think this must be the first Christmas since I finished work  that has fallen on a Monday and somehow it … Continue reading

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Good Heavens to Murgatroyd!

I was (unusually) at a loose end earlier today, awaiting a delayed delivery, so decided to tackle one of my inside winter jobs, updating my snowdrop list and map. My kind and generous friend Anna of Green Tapestry had shared … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap

Admiring emerging snowdrops (or counting their spots, the new sport suggested in comments on Chloris’s blog recently) conveniently bridges the gap between the leaner winter months and the rapid growth of the garden in spring. Fortunately, the Golfer has also … Continue reading

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Soggy Sunday Snowdrops

After a mixed week of weather which brought a touch of snow on Friday morning and a wet Saturday morning followed by glorious blue skies and sunshine on both days, Sunday looks set to be grey and wet all day. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Spot the Difference

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Wordless Wednesday: Preciouses

Galanthus Blewberry Tart, Fuzz, Green Brush Galanthus Hippolyta, Imbolc, James Backhouse Galanthus Jaquenetta, Ketton, Maidwell L Galanthus Ophelia, Pusey Green Tip, Walrus

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Garden Bloggers Blooms Day: I Tried, Honestly I Did….

On the 15th of every month Carol at May Dreams Gardens hosts a Blooms Day meme, where we can see what is flowering in each others gardens – at this time of year when there is such a variety of … Continue reading

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Noticing the first glimpses of yellow on the Tête-à-Tête outside the front door this morning I thought I would include a few other glimpses that I have had in the last day or two. Checking last year’s posts I see … Continue reading

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind

A beautifully sunny day today, our solar panels generating more electricity than any other day this year so far and ensuring February’s total already exceeds that of January. Being up to date on other gardening tasks and in clearance mode … Continue reading

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