Great Expectations

Ok, it is March. Which means longer days and the start of seed sewing for the garden. Last year I focused on flowers and a small, two bed, veg patch as a start to see if I could really get into this gardening thing. This year I am upgrading to an allotment, which means more seed sewing than ever. All of this does make one impatient for full Spring weather, so here are some lovely bulbs to tide us over in the meanwhile.

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Spring

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Ask and yea shall receive! Four, count them, four days of sun! Never mind the 20mi/hr winds and the brief snowfall yesterday morning, because there have been four gloriously sunny days.This week has been a balm for the winter weary soul. And to celebrate I thought I would post some pics of the courtyard garden bulbs that I planted over the course of several years stretching to meet the sun. New beginnings and spring! Image

Last year’s lupin ready for another run.

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New Hellebore this year.

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The herb garden beginings

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Clematis

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grape hyacinth

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spring croci

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mini irises

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last season’s pinks starting anew

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parrot tulips