If you’re already sick of snowdrops, read no further. But if you’re even just a little bit interested (more…)
Among the contributions to the display at our meeting in January were some winter-flowering shrubs with, of course, lovely perfume. Two of them were different species of sarcococca. (more…)
From Shaftesbury in the snow to Thenford on a sunny and spring-like afternoon – the weather could hardly have been more different as we headed for Northamptonshire on our second major snowdrop expedition of the year. (more…)
We are lucky enough to have friends living near Cambridge who we went to visit last week. They entertained us royally and gave me the opportunity to visit the wonderful winter garden at Anglesey Abbey, which is also famous for it’s snowdrops. Plants all day and good food and company all evening! What more could one want? (more…)
In the third article based on the talks given at the Seedling Swap in April 2006, Gill Regan shares with us the hard-won secrets of growing bulbs from seed. The many striking photographs that accompanied her talk showed that, after early setbacks, she has clearly discovered a successful formula.
– a period of success or good fortune
by Virginia Oakes
What better way can there be to spend a bleak mid-winter afternoon than mulling over last years gardening successes – and failures – and looking forward in anticipation to what might be achieved in the coming year? It was on just such an occasion that I came across these shots (more…)