Tag Archives: spring

Racing into May

We’re positively zipping through spring, the candles on the Horse Chestnut trees are well lit and the Hawthorn blossom is coming out. The first rose is out, David Austin’s Mary Rose. The irises are all putting on pregnant bulges, I … Continue reading

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Another very blustery day in February

I’m already behind on weeding and tidying the beds, last weekend I had had enough of turning earth, and weeding and last minute plant upheavals. All 3 Cornus Midwinter Fire have gone on the move recently having outgrown an allotted … Continue reading

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Just an early April day

Of the four or 5 clumps I have of this warm blooded arum, this is the only one with ‘flowers’ this year, the bud opened this morning. Faintly and sweetly scented. Elsewhere birds are singing and squabbling – two wrens … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for the crocus

I can boast two daffodils out in the garden on St David’s Day, but a whole lot of crocus embraced the sun in the spring weather a whopping 11C. A few bees were seen out and about on their travels. The … Continue reading

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The race is run

I have been running with this late spring  for weeks. The late spring has been a bonus, it has allowed me to get a lot of plants in in the new garden to catch the wave of May’s super growth. … Continue reading

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Ode to a toad

A long time since the last post. The Bath garden is now the responsibility of a rental agency, I have moved on. Maybe one day the house and garden will have someone who cares again. Someone who has the time … Continue reading

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