Tag Archives: Spring

In a Vase on Monday – Starlight Sensation

I bought a couple of new kinds of narcissus from Peter Nyssen in the autumn. Late of course and then I quickly bunged them in pots, only for them to sit around while I decided where to put them in … Continue reading

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A blossom bower

Deep in the puffs of apple blossom, With surround-sound provided by buzzing bees, A cosy nest has been built. Well, I say ‘built’ and ‘cosy’, but we are talking about wood pigeons here … and that means it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The Fabuloso Fringed Fabio

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Wordless Wednesday – The sunshine before potatoes

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Six on Saturday – Not standing still

27/03/2021 Growth in the garden is moving up a notch. The grass needs another trim, which makes it a nearly weekly task again 😦 . Leaves are bursting their buds and the world is turning green. It’s my favourite time … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Tossed Tresses and Twisted Trunks

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Six on Saturday – A spring in my step

27/02/2021 So the greenhouse windows opened automatically this week for the first time this year (that I’ve noticed) and Steve cut the grass for the first time in roughly four months! In fact, my title was almost ‘The first cut … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Spring’s russet tones!

I hope that this finds you coping with isolation, with plenty to keep yourselves active and happy. We’ve certainly been lucky with the weather in East Anglia since the real clamp down on movement occurred and it’s made #StayAtHome and … Continue reading

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Fat bees and fragrant apple blossom

What a wonder our little crab apple tree (Malus ‘John Downie’) on the driveway is! It is covered in a thick snowy crust of pink and white blossom and is humming with the hypnotic sounds of bees and insects, hovering … Continue reading

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Wordless Wildlife Wednesday – All the fun of the fair

Link to Tina’s monthly wildlife post for other wildlife spots

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