It isn’t easy to get out in the garden at the moment…
The showers are blowing along quickly and everywhere is so wet. The low sunlight through the black bamboo does look lovely though.
Its not a good idea to walk on clay soil (which is heavy enough anyway) so to get to the ‘wild’ corner and the pond I walk across the grass and just stick to the stepping stone path.
I’ve seen spring flowers in other people’s gardens but only have one small clump of snowdrops here. Perhaps I need to split the clump up after they have flowered…?
Last year I had some double flowers in the front garden but there is no sign of them at all at the moment…
I have some green shoots that may be grape hyacinths but no sign of flowers to give me a clue. I really should have put some plant labels in the ground rather than trying to remember where the bulbs are.
I have a small success through! I planted bulbs in the ‘wild’ part of the grass and today noticed that the spring crocus is about to flower! So far I have four flowers (not a great show, I know) and checking back in my scrapbook I see that I bought 35 ‘snow crocus’ bulbs which are a mixture of purple, light purple, yellow and white. So far, my 4 flowers are purple but I’m quite happy that they have grown!
The picture isn’t the most exciting but I think it is a good start to the ‘wild’ patch in the garden.
I also have other bulbs shooting up, these are the alliums that I planted last autumn. I’m rather confused by this, it is far too early in the year for these isn’t it?
Such strange weather!
Anyway, my next ‘task’ is to choose what veg seeds to buy. Just the thing to do on a grey, wet, windy day…