I have been waiting for many months to see this one in bloom ! The buds were there for almost 6 months !! But with the nice Spring weather we have been having lately the flowers finally came out of hiding and they smell nice, the bee’s love it, the whole shrub is buzzing. What an awsome plant this one ; Skimmia Japonica Kew Green.
THIS IS HOW THE PLANT LOOKED LAST SEPTEMBER AND ALL THROUGH WINTER UNTILL A FEW DAYS BACK.
Thanks for visiting !
We had such a lovely week so far with lots of sun and finally a bit of warmth we were longing for. And you could see the garden change every day.
THIS WAS YESTERDAY
THIS WAS A FEW DAYS AGO, MY AMELANCHIER
Have a great weekend all and thanks for visiting !
It very much feels and looks like Spring at the moment and the garden is comming to life rapidly but the forecast is that we’ll get another Winter period in a few days time so I better enjoy it while I can. I finally started working in the garden and it feels good, I haven’t been able to do much for the last 2 years what with my broken wrist who turned out to be wrongly handled followed by my husbands illness and then my wrist operation…. but now I am ready to start again. And believe me there is a LOT to do !!
I took some pictures for you yesterday.
THE EVER ADORABLE LITTLE VIOLA
VIBURNUM BODNANTENSE WITH A LOVELY SCENT
SUNNY LITTLE DAFFS TETE A TETE, ONE OF THE EASIEST AND MOST TRUSTWORTHY AMONGST THE DAFFS
ANOTHER VIEW OF MY CROCUSSES IN THE FRONT GARDEN, THEY ARE EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL THIS YEAR
MALE AND FEMALE BLOOMS OF THE CURL HAZEL
AND THE BUDS OF MY AMELANCHIER ARE GETTING BIGGER BY THE DAY AS THEY USUALLY START FLOWERING AT THE END OF MARCHI
So I had a bit of a rest, now I can go back to working in the garden.
Have a great Sunday !
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