Tag Archives: catkins

Six on Saturday – Promise

19/01/2019 It’s been a funny old week, with nothing playing out as normal. Of course it has turned distinctly chilly. So I’ve had to fleece the plants in the cold greenhouse twice so far and brought in one pot of … Continue reading

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Catkins – Dancing, tumbling, pollen-laden heralds of spring

The other day as I came round the corner of the alley, the sun was shining directly behind a young hazel tree and light was being dispersed by long, bouncing catkins. I had my phone with me so I took … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Budding Performers

Another day, another dog walk. Well, it has been grey and foggy of late so it feels more like another dog trudge actually. I was pounding the mud, downcast and gloomy, until I spotted this willow emerging in the newly … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wind-crossed lovers

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Wordless Wednesday – The golden alder spills his guts?

(I thought these alder catkins were so pretty, until my son went passed and told me what he thought they looked like)

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