Tag Archives: Tulips

We’re on the spring roll

Mid April and most of the tulips are already open. The golden globes of Tulipa sylvestris were pipped to the post by a lone T kaufmanniana in March, but only just. The daffodils are mostly gone over now. Plum blossom … Continue reading

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My autumnal predictions were too early

But now the cold has come in again, plants such as the species impatiens that looked OK a few weeks ago are ragged and forlorn. The exuberant bed in Thornbury was lit up by a final hurrah of nerines amongst … Continue reading

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