daffodils

Daffodil Week: Going Public

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Nothing is more cheering on a sunny spring day than a broad swathe of daffodils emerging from lengthening grass, or a delicate cloud of cherry blossom hovering […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Narcissus ‘Toto’ AGM

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When I set out to post daily on the subject of daffodils, little did I know how distracting this week’s almost perfect gardening weather would […]

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Daffodils By Royal Appointment

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At this time of year London’s Royal Parks are carpeted with vast swathes of daffodils. If the weather is fine I leave the tube one stop […]

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Daffodil Week: Symbols of Easter

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Happy Easter one and all! For the whole of Easter week I will be writing about the most lauded of spring flowers, the daffodil. […]

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Slow Motion

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Since the first balmy weekend in March I have watched both our gardens move forward as if in slow motion. Temperatures have remained resolutely low, bringing to […]

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Blooming Boxing Day

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Even by London standards it’s been an exceptionally mild start to winter. Our traditional Boxing Day walk from Highgate to Hampstead revealed dahlias in […]

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Daily Flower Candy – Narcissus actaea AGM

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Sparkling like diamonds in the sward of St James’ Park, as the morning sun rises over London, this is Narcissus actaea. It’s an old fashioned […]

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Golden

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Like a juggernaut, spring is now on a roll. A few nights of cold weather may put the breaks on, but nothing can stop […]

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Ready, Steady, Grow!

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Every day something new is happening in the garden. I’ve promised myself a five minute scout around each morning before work, bringing me closer […]

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Looking Ahead

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I have been uncharacteristically quiet for the last three days, and for good reason; I have been hard at work signing off our range […]

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