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MID FEBRUARY IN THE GARDEN

I had hoped to get many projects underway in the garden this week.  The weather has continued to be mild, but it has been wet and windy, so all in all, the opportunities for getting outside have been limited.  When we have had a dry few hours, the soil has been too sodden to do much gardening.

But not to worry, one thing we know about the weather, is that it is changeable.  Hopefully I will be able to get underway with those projects sometime soon.

Meanwhile, this is what the garden has to offer this week.

1. Water, water everywhere ... Opening the curtains last Sunday morning, where usually we would expect to see fields, there was  water.  


I've featured the snowdrops for the last few weeks, and here they are again, only this time in a pool of floodwater.


2. Crocus Prins Claus
Beautiful feathered deep purple flashes are overlaid onto a white flower.  The leaves have a fine white stripe to them.  Supposedly planted to provide a swath of early colour in the central borders of the k…

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