daffodils

Pesky Paperwhites

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Once again, I’ve mistimed my paperwhite narcissi. Just three weeks after planting they are in full bloom, filling every corner of the house with […]

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Saltwood Castle, Hythe, Kent

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The far south east corner of Kent is frequently overlooked, regarded by many as nothing more than the down-at-heel gateway to the delights of […]

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The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park.

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Lysichiton camtschatcensis, The Western Skunk Cabbage. Last weekend the sun came out. For those of you who are not British, sunny weather, even when […]

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Let the Show Begin!

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After almost four weeks away from our coastal garden I am back in the driving seat. For a fleeting moment this morning it felt […]

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Spot the Bunny

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Easter’s almost here! How will you be spending the Easter holidays?

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All the fun of the fair

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The heady fragrance of hyacinths, immaculate Narcissus, incredible alpines and bustling biddies with notepads in hand, it can only be one event in the […]

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Goodnestone Park in Spring

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Those of you who have been following The Frustrated Gardener for a while will recall that I wrote about Goodnestone Park shortly after starting […]

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Flowering Now: Narcicuss pseudonarcissus

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The Latin name for daffodil is thought to have been inspired by Narcissus, a figure in Greek mythology said to have fallen in love […]

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Premature Paperwhites

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What is it with me and Paperwhite┬áNarcissi? For the umpteenth year running the flowers are out, in all their beautifully perfumed glory, a good […]

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Planting Spring Bulbs in Containers

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It’s now or never for me in terms of planting spring-flowering bulbs. As with most things in gardening there is the text book time […]

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