Toms; Toms; Toms; TOMS. Colour In the Kitchen; and NGS Snowdrop Garden and Spring Bulbs 2014 ‘Third Week’ at Gelli Uchaf

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I must spend a bit more time featuring the fabulous Crocus tommasinianus, which is a mainstay of our spring garden. Named in honour of a Hungarian botanist Muzio de Tommasini, it’s native to parts of Hungary, Bulgaria and the old … Continue reading

Green is the word…….and a little bit of Purple

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Ready for a ramble? Visual and verbal? A lot of thoughts have churned around the simple word “green” over the last few days. Kicked off by a couple of necessary long walks to work off the slight excesses of a Valentine’s day meal. … Continue reading

Wind and Weather Flips, Spiral Conundrums and Imbolc Fibonacci Issues

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So the “Beast from the East” has swept in after all. The initial derision on Radio 4 of newspaper reports of a Siberian blast approaching at least alerted us to the risks of proper wintry weather, which has hit Gelli in a very … Continue reading

Crocus Questions And Speculations

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Most flowers neatly severed just below the petal’s base The Crocus chomper next to some Scilla tubergeniana As we pass St.David’s day with only a few Tete a Tete narcissi in bloom, we have at least the Crocus to lift the spirits as … Continue reading