Tag Archives: spring bulbs

Springing up 

What with going away last weekend and it still being too dark when I get home from work, not an awful lot of gardening has got done recently.  However, my curiosity has been piqued by the appearance of bulbs underneath … Continue reading

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Found in the fog

Brr! This is the first time in years I have truly felt cold outdoors. Freezing fog had been predicted and it was nothing less this morning.  However, there was work I felt compelled to do in the garden. Namely, the … Continue reading

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Morning stroll resumes

Over the past few weeks, as the mornings have got lighter, I’ve been able to indulge in more frequent walks round the garden at breakfast time. Of course, today being a Sunday, it is not unusual to find me inspecting … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse

 What a difference a greenhouse makes! The one installed at the back of the garden has already provided me with lots of fun – and shelter from the rain…… No more huddling by the back step to fill pots … Continue reading

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February sproutings

Whenever I go away I am exciting about coming home to see what has changed horticulture-wise upon my return. I was therefore no less excited today after a couple of days at my parents’. And the cress below is the … Continue reading

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First shoots of 2015

Over the Christmas holidays I got quite excited when I saw some shoots coming through. My excitement diminished somewhat however when I remembered I had planted garlic in this spot and not spring bulbs. Oh well! Then today there is … Continue reading

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Flower bulbs

Temptation came to my house last month in the form of an email offering me half price spring (and autumn) bulbs at one of my favourite garden centres. As my daughter is particularly keen for us to have flowers, flowers … Continue reading

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