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Wordless Wednesday: Spring in the Woodland

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An Open and Closed Case

I am not referring to the recent suspicious cases of fritillary chomping, tulip beheading or even the newest crime of polyanthus pecking, but to the daily opening and closing of many of the current blooms according to the sun. The … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedy

Three plants (Primula denticulata) for £3.00 – buy them, go back the next day and buy six more. Simple! All are good sized plants, a little clump in themselves, and although some of the drumsticks are over or broken there are … Continue reading

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Surprise Surprise!

I am not sure that it has been the warmest day of the year so far as weather forecasters seemed to be predicting, although we did have a very sunny morning after what has certainly been the mildest night of the year. … Continue reading

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The Long Brown Path Before Me

Like the rest of the garden the woodland is showing increasing evidence of the joys of spring, with primroses in flower and clumps of bluebell and wild garlic building up strength for flowering later. The ferns on the whole retain … Continue reading

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Lifting the Lid

Casual glances Touched with hope Give way to Method. Lifting a leaf, Scraping through Leaf litter On the woodland floor. Expectation mounts. Snow thaws. Rain falls. Sunshine warms. Shoots push through And (seemingly) Overnight Buds open, Displaying frilled Petticoats, dancers … Continue reading

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