Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ten Favourite February Blooms.

Well, the weather has been so cold and grey since my last Favourite Bloom post, that not  a great deal has happened. We still have hellebores and snowdrops, only more so. But this weekend, joy, oh joy, the sun came … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday. Skinny Twigs and Fat Flowers.

My vase today started off with twigs from the garden. Red and green dogwood, black pussy willow and winter honeysuckle all seemed to go well together. The honeysuckle , Lonicera purpusii ‘Winter Beauty’ is lovely in a vase and smells … Continue reading

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Shiny New Greenhouse.

I hope anyone who visited my garden these last few years and came in by the side gate shut their eyes as they walked past the greenhouse. But most people didn’t. They even showed an unwelcome desire to peep inside. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday. Red Cats.

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In a Vase on Monday. Sunshine in February.

Well actually, there is no sunshine today, we have grey skies and snow. But never mind I have brought some sunshine into the house for my vase this Monday. Of course it is not in bloom outside yet, but I … Continue reading

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Trees, Bark and Twigs.

I love trees, specially in winter when they are en deshabille and the wonderful tracery  of bare branches is outlined against  an evening sky.  I love watching the buds swell in early spring. I pick armfuls of  sticky buds from … Continue reading

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