Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Primrose Path.

‘And in the wood where often you and I on primrose-beds were wont to lie’ .  A Midsummer’s Night Dream. It ‘s a bit chilly for lying around on primrose beds at the moment but as we cycle round the … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. April Beauties. 2017.

‘Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colour there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.‘  Rainer Maria Rilke. Indeed, April flowers  are the most exciting of the whole year. And if … Continue reading

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A Fascination of Fritillaries.

There are more more than 100 species of fritillaries and they are all irresistible, unfortunately many of them are tricky to grow. There are some that I have tried and lost. I grow Fritillaria  michailovskyi   fresh every year in a … Continue reading

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