Gardening highs and lows - some pretty spring flowers and some mouse-eaten crocuses. This week's blog also stars an edible dormouse.
Confused about where to buy snowdrops? Do you want to buy rare or unusual snowdrops but are wondering how to go about this? I'm new to collecting and this article explains what I've learned about buying special and unusual snowdrops.
Despite the cold and gloom I've managed to weave a few gardening activities into the loom of my life. Better days will return and an optimistic rose is showing the way.
Snowdrops make the long winter months bearable. Planted in huge drifts of white or even in pots snowdrops provide a flurry of pure joy. This article provides inspiration on how to grow them in the garden and how to look after them in pots.
Reading a plant catalogue is like the bit in the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy is transported from black and white Kansas to technicolour Oz. I unwrap the catalogues and the colour floods in. My imagination sparks and I'm out in the garden planning for next year.