Rain, rain, go away… this poor blog has been massively neglected. But it has been a rubbish year for gardens. Spring was cold, and the cold spell dragged on and on, putting everything well behind. Summer was indifferent. There was a dry spell in September, but lots of cloud, and little sun to ripen fruit. … Continue reading What a wash-out!
Deck the halls with boughs of… daffodils? The daffodil is a national emblem of Wales – presumably because daffodils are supposed to bloom in spring, and St David’s Day (patron saint of Wales) is on March 1. There’s a natural succession of flowering bulbs: snowdrops emerge in January, and flower in February. Crocus follow. And … Continue reading Daffodils in December