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THE START OF APRIL IN THE GARDEN

As we move into April the garden is really springing into life.  The ground is finally dry enough to work.  I've been able to spend every morning this week in the garden and so it should be looking tip top after all that attention.  But in reality I'm still playing catch up, after the wet weather earlier in the year, meant many jobs could not be done then.

1. The Rose Garden The daffodils have come out in force this week to join the tulips in the central bed.  They are a mixture off different types.  Classic yellow ones with long trumpets, and flat faced narcissus with touches of orange meander through the borders. 




2.  Back Door Pots Narcissus Thalia, Tulip Flaming Prince, pastel Pansies and standard Hollies flank the back door.  I've always had a few pots here but I've enjoyed building up the display this year by adding a few more.

Some plants seem to be leaning a little. Can you guess the prevailing wind direction?

3.  Obelisks These were a Christmas Present from Mr…

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