Extending the Spring walk

Last year the spring walk gave me so much pleasure that I decided to extend it last autumn so that now it is at least half as long again as it was before.  Even more pleasure I hope! Continue reading


The Spring Walk – Still Good!

Despite the rain, despite the hail the Spring walk is only slowly fading into summer.

I am so pleased with this planting although I certainly need to add other bulbs to extend the season, especially earlier in the year. I will add Iris reticulata, maybe I’ll try again with some small narcissus and I’ve already moved some of the winter flowering Iris unguicularis and species freesia to the border. For the end of the season I will add Dutch Iris, probably a mixed pack to keep the random effect going. Continue reading

The Spring Walk – 11th April 2014 Even more colour

A little late today and no time to write much.

Just some images for you to see what I am enjoying at the moment.  I am so pleased with the how quickly the spring walk looks as I imagined that I am already planning to extend it this autumn and move and add some shrubs that I think will add to the effect.

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