Tag Archives: snowdrops

In the Frame

Like Christina, it has been a busy week in the garden – well, with garden related things to be more accurate, as all but torrential rain on Wednesday ensured I stuck to drier tasks both then and at other times … Continue reading

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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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In a Vase on Monday: More Than Just a ‘Drop

Yesterday’s weather forecast, for heavy snow all morning from 5.00am or so and light snow for the rest of the day, proved correct, giving us 3″ by mid morning and a gradual increase since then. Tomorrow, although dry, will see … 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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Happy Days!

Although a day does not go past when I am not pursuing at least some loosely based plant or garden activity, on top of least one obligatory ramble in the garden of course (and not always possible when away from … Continue reading

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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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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: Bite Size

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Garden Bloggers Bloooms Day: Promises and Apologies

Yesterday passed me by without any awareness that it was the 15th of the month, the day traditionally chosen as GBBD, the meme hosted by Carol of May Dreams Gardens.When I went out with my camera today I was fully … Continue reading

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