The garden throughout 2017

Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by Charity, Mar 4, 2017.


  1. Charity

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    At last, things are coming to life. A couple of things have died over the winter but other different plants are popping up everywhere and what a cheery sight :D. Would love to see your gardens throughout the seasons so feel free to add photos.

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    Looks lovely. I only have crocuses in flower at the moment but as it's pouring with rain at the moment I don't think a photo of them would look very good. I keep seeing daffodils in flower everywhere but mine have not come out yet. I only put them in last year, would that make any difference?
     
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    Many, many years ago I bought two hellebore plants, one a dark red and the other a white Christmas rose. Now Spring is a sea of many different patterns. Pics are of part of the sea and some of my favourites.
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    Thank you, I love them. They cost lots to buy because they take a couple/few years to reach flowering size. I just let them do their own thing and I have loads to take to shows on our welfare stall. I could send you some smaller ones that should flower next year. Pm me if you would like me to see if they will survive the post. I have so many so nothing will be lost if they don't make it.
     
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  7. Charity

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    Thanks for the offer @QOTN but I don't think I've got room for anymore plants and nearly all my garden is in the sun so I'll just enjoy watching yours. :)

    My wallflower is completely out now and smells lovely.

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    Is that offer open to others? I would love some hellebore and can paypal you the postage if you have an account.
     
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    Offer is open to you if you pm me your address. No paypal but I can just about afford the postage. Bear in mind I am not a professional plant mailing service but hopefully they should survive.
     
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    Isn't Spring beautiful

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    I always look forward to the Viburnum Burkwoodii flowering. I think you have one as well @Charity The first flowers are out on mine and the fragrance is amazing.
     
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    I have two White Dicentra, which are quite advanced this Spring, but thought I had lost the Pink one :( However, I spotted some tiny shoots just starting to poke through! Yay! :)
     
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    They are early this year, hope we don't get any awful weather to spoil them. I love them.
     
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    I'm always surprised at how tough they are as they look so delicate!

    Mine never seem to succumb to frosts, thankfully :)
     
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    Which part of the country are you? Your plants seem a bit further forward than mine, here in Essex :)
     
  16. Charity

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    Way down south in Dorset.
     
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    On The Beechgrove Garden programme today they said Spring travels up the country at walking pace :)
     
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    The Clematis Montana slowly spreading across the shed roof! :)

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    That looks fabulous, I love Montana.
     
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