Posted: 19/02/2015 at 10:37
Phew!!! Brrrrrrr!!! My hands are so cold they ache!!! But I've potted up all the snowdrops 'in the green' which arrived yesterday as part of my birthday present from OH Several different varieties so together with the special ones I bought from Raveningham last week and my very special Galanthus 'Mighty Atom' which was a birthday present from a gardening friend I have 12 pots of snowdrops to plant out in a few weeks when I've extended the Little Wilderness around the hazel bushes
I did the snowdrop planting first thing this morning as I knew my hands would be cold - I've warmed them up by washing up the breakfast things Ever since that fall when I broke my wrist and bashed my hand, my finger joints really really ache when my hands are cold.
Now although the sun is still shining there are grey clouds massing on the horizon and we have rain forecast for later - I've given the snowdrops a drink but I don't think they're likely to dry out over the next few days.
I've also put some potted hellebores (Mrs Betty Ranicar and Snow Love) up on the table on the terrace along with some pots of Cyclamen coum and a container of cream crocus which are budding up - now they're right outside the big studio glass wall to cheer us up and remind us that spring is nearly here.
Oh, and I've brought some little branches of forsythia indoors in a jug on the dining table - hopefully the buds will open soon