Tag Archives: bulbs

In a Vase on Monday – Fresh scents of spring

Walking around the village this afternoon I was very happy to see colour blossoming in the lawns everywhere. Mostly this is coming from scattered crocuses in smart yellows and shades of purple, spilling down driveways and planted round community seats … Continue reading

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Snowdrops and muddy knees

Now that the snowdrops are definitely showing in our garden, I thought that it was time to search online for other, more extensive, displays that we could visit. It seems as if this weekend (11-12th Feb) is the favourite time … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – It’s like magic!

Wimpole’s June Bloom

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In a Vase on Monday – Shaded by honey lilies

I have a large patch of honey lilies (Nectaroscordum siculum) in the front garden that poke determinedly through the assorted ground elder and brambles that I spend my life fighting. They seed around freely and I’ve been very happy to … Continue reading

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Orange is not the only tulip …

Not even in my garden, although it might look like it from this collage. The funny thing is that a few years ago I wouldn’t have had a single one of these (except maybe Ballerina). I was going through a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – La Belle Epoque

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Wordless Wednesday – My hunger for Rem’s Favourite

 

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Wordless Wednesday – In the style of old-fashioned Roman hyacinths

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Wordless Wednesday: It feels like spring

  “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”     ~ Rainer Maria Rilke    

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Wordless Wednesday – Into the deep blue yonder

*’Handfuls of sky sprinkled though the garden’ – Aptly described by Tom Stuart-Smith in his Guardian column

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