Crown Jewels

Crown Jewels

I’m really enjoying the vibrant hues of some Anemone coronaria flowers grown from corms that my Mum split with me in the autumn.

Joy

Joy

There’s nothing quite like celebrating your first half-birthday with a roll around the garden in the sun – and a daisy to chew on…

Burst

Burst

I was thrilled to see this delicate flower raising its head from the long grass along the base of our front beech hedge this week.

Splashing Out

Splashing Out

A few weeks ago, King of the Hill decided that we should have a trio of large containers on the top terrace, the largest of which to feature a new acer, giving me free rein to fill the others.

Enchanted

Enchanted

This week has been full of sunshine, and while LO and I are fighting with ever-streaming noses and some impressive barking coughs, we’ve been out and about every day to enjoy that spring sunshine with some amazing walks.  

Looking Up

Looking Up

Pushing our little one (LO) through the spring sunshine this morning, I couldn’t help but notice this large furry husk on the path in front of me.

Purple

Purple

I couldn’t resist stopping to take a couple of shots of this stunning pool of purple crocuses that I passed on an otherwise unremarkable grass verge.

Gleam

Gleam

In the last week of January a glint of gold on the ground caught my eye as I left the house; the first crocus flowers in bloom,¬†Crocus chrysanthus ‘Zwanenburg Bronze‘.