Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

Gardening is all about change; the complex and interwoven life-cycles of flora and fauna, waxing and waning among the borders and corners of the garden.

Mystique

Mystique

Slowly we are making our way through the last standing leeks and winter brassicas, clearing the ground ready for this year’s planting.

Tulipa Sylvestris

Tulipa Sylvestris

The earliest tulips in our garden are usually the wild tulip, Tulipa sylvestris, that I planted along the front fence line to take over from the early daffodils, and this year is no exception.

Stellar

Stellar

This year, our Magnolia stellata has found its feet and begun to flower for the first time in this garden.

Back in Blue

Back in Blue

It’s that time of year when the blue skies are once more reflected on the ground, as the earliest of the blue flowers make a comeback in the garden.

Bask

Bask

A glorious run of sunny days stretched across the weekend, bringing us two unprecedented back-to-back days of spring sunshine at leisure.

Gem

Gem

This week brought a lovely surprise in the post from my Mum.