A PEEK IN MY GARDEN

As we get warmth and rain everything is growing like mad and flowers are opening every day.

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VIBURNUM OPULUS

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FUCHSIA,  it is nameless as the shops just sell them under the name “fuchsia”, it is frustrating as I don’t know if it likes shade or sun or if it is winterhardy or not.IMG_2919.JPG

SYRINGA VULGARIS BEAUTY OF MOSCOW, the flowers are snowwhite but the buds are a smokey lilac

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IRIS PSEUDACORUS or yellow pond iris in the back, the leafs are like swords, they clean the water in the pond, in the front is CALTHA PALUSTRIS, also a good water cleaner, the fishing wire is for keeping the herons from eating our fish.

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FIG, my fig tree is comming to life and the figs are growing now, the figs have overwintered as tiny peas so as soon as the weather gets warmer the tiny figs start to grow.

I hope your are all having a wonderful week !

I WISH YOU COULD HEAR MY GARDEN

I wish you could hear my garden at the moment, it is a lovely sunny day and my amelanchier is in full bloom and so is my skimmia and the aubrieta, when we sit in the garden it sounds like we sit in the middle of a giant bee hive !! The buzz is unbelievable.DSC06224.JPG

AMELANCHIER

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AUBRIETA HENDERSONII

We went from Winter to Summer ! And we can finally eat outside on our terrace, I missed that soooo much !

Have a great week and thanks for visiting !

 

IT IS GOING SOOOO FAST !

With the temperatures we are having at the moment and the rain we have had yesterday everything is growing like mad !

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THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN 5 DAYS AGO (caltha palustris, marshplant)

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THIS IS THE SAME PLANT TODAY !!!!

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THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN 5 DAYS AGO (skimmia  japonica Kew Green) this skimmia has been in bud since early Winter !!

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THIS IS THE SAME PLANT TODAY

I am so happy that I can finally start working in the garden.

Have a great day and enjoy your garden !

 

IT IS HAPPENING !

We have the first sunny and warm (20C°) Springweekend and you can see everything grow, unbelievable ! It feels so good feeling the sun again after this long long Winter. The dogs go crazy in the garden !

 

 

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THE PLANTS IN THE MARCH NEXT TO THE POND ARE COMMING TO LIFE AGAIN

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WHITE PIERIS JAPONICA IN BUD

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AND ANOTHER WHITE PIERIS JAPONICA IN BLOOM

Have a great weekend all !!

FIRST HERBS OF THIS YEAR

The first herb in my garden in Spring is Allium ursinum, also known as wild garlic, ramsons, bear leek and many more. Once you have it in your garden you’ll never get rid of it, in my part of the world that is. It is healty, tastes good and gives lovely edible flowers , not that I eat flowers, I can’t bring myself to it. If you don’t eat or pluck the flowers they will flower for a long time so you can plant them between other plants, once the flowers are done and have spread their seeds, the plant goes underground till next Spring. I have a part in my garden where they can go mad but I planted some in a pot.

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ALLIUM URSINUM, certainly worth having in your garden, if not for eating then for the beautifull white flowers.

Have a great day !!