May is rushing by and I haven’t yet shared with you some of the tulips from Keukenhof. If you are like tulips at all, do visit; I’ve been wanting to visit for several years and I wasn’t disappointed. We stayed in Amsterdam from 25th to 29th April. I’d never visited Amsterdam before and found it a lovely city. The museums were spectacular. Everything was incredibly well organised, even though it was the peak week for visiting Keukenhof we walked straight into the park, just showing our pre-bought ticket at the entrance. Continue reading
Regular follows of my posts may wonder why I haven’t been posting every day to show you the development of my treasured wisteria. Usually it is in full flower by the end of March and here we are in the middle of April and still I haven’t shared any images with you. Continue reading
OK, so I know I am a bit obsessed with tulips; but when a flower has so many different colours to choose from, and the different varieties flower over such a long period AND you can control their flowering to some extent I don’t think my obsession is so hard to understand.
The season is racing ahead. Yesterday there was just one variety of bearded iris flowering, already today there are three!
Cistus are flowering too.
But before I rush forever forward towards summer; I wanted to the share the the remaining tulips which have given me so much pleasure this year. Continue reading
More tulips are flowering but these daily posts aren’t just about individual plants and flowers, there’s plenty of eye candy for flower lovers out there; I want you to get to know the garden so that when you do see an individual plant you can place where it is in the garden in your minds eye. Continue reading