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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 08:53

Zoomer 40, Adam Pasco wrote a blog on multi-headed tulips in Sept 2011.  If you put "Muliheaded tulips" into the GW search engine you can read it and perhaps put a variety to yours from the colour.  i have the species Tulipa praestans in my garden and they do flower early.  The kaufmanniana tulips flower early as well.  I find doubles like angelique flower later but do so look forward to those.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 20:36

Absolutely beautiful, Dovefromabove.  That reminds me I couls plant a host of golden crocus in the autumn for my Goden Jubilee Garden.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:14

My friend lives three miles away in the city while I live out in the sticks.  Consequently he has a degree warmer than me and his bulbs are further advanced.  today he sent me some lovely pictures.  here are two - what to do with your tulips when they are over outside and Delph Blue hyacinths.  Some spring sweethearts are nearly over already.

 

 

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Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 16:49

Awww I am enjoying this. TY, Bev.  Can I suggest Annual meadow or is that cheating?  This one is at Holt Farm Organic Garden near B

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Bristol.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 12:51

May I suggest two, Bev. as they are both in my picture from my garden?  Anemones and aoniums.

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Beechgrove Garden Goes National.

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 12:41

Yes, it was enjoyable if you could take your mind off the weather.  I was almost in tears as i watched the freezinf presenters suffering for their art.  no one should have to suffer that much.  But i will be cutting away the leaves of my epimediums today.  I must say it looked an expensive program to produce all year round. 

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 23:18

True spring sweethearts there, Buzy Lizzie.  Love them.  TY.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 19:02

Thank you, Chicky.  I love rudbeckias.  i shall try and get Indian summer started from seed.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 15:50

I am expecting photosfrom lots of you any day now  of beautiful spring displays - true sweethearts of the spring.  From those I am hoping to get ideas for my Golden Jubilee celebrations in my garden.  When I first took care of it fifty years ago next year,there were plants in it which i still have, like Primu;a "Wanda", Geranium "Johnson's Blue" A huge Bramley apple tree and Victorian cooking pear. plum trees, roses, lots of strawberries.  the roses are different varieties now and the huge elm trees are all gone .  For its fiftieth I want the garden to have a golden theme right through the year.  i have lots of forsythia and daffodils already so need something spectacular but golden to add to the golden theme.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 15:10

At last the bees are finding food in my garden.  It was buzzing with them today.  Up till now i have just been seeing the occasioal solitary bumble bee.  All change today.  but they have been about since i have just spent an hour dead-heading daffodils that had been pollinated.

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