NGS Snowdrop and Spring Bulb Weekend 2018


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I thought I’d do a near wordless post, having just held our annual snowdrop opening weekend for charity for the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). I last did a similar post in 2014, and it’s surprising how the garden has changed … Continue reading

Belly Down and Buzzing; Hellebores’ Hurrah. NGS Snowdrop and Spring Bulbs Garden ‘Fourth Week’


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After weeks with no dry weather (1089 mm rain for the 3 ‘winter’ months here), West Wales weather finally reverted to normal, and has given us a sun drenched and completely dry 10 days. The very first sunny day of … Continue reading

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