Galanthus

National Garden Scheme Snowdrop Festival 2019

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Galanthophiles rejoice, snowdrop season is upon us once again. In recent years snowdrop appreciation has become a mainstream activity with hundreds of gardens throwing […]

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The Best Things in Life are Free

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        I have largely avoided being drawn into snowdrop mania this year. I have no snowdrops in my garden (which is […]

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RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2018

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One event in my calendar heralds the approach of spring like no other: the RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair. Throughout the first, frozen […]

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RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair 2017

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  The RHS London shows ought to be a pleasure for me to visit; they take place just five minutes from my office and […]

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Three Seagulls

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I am not sure how I feel about the new convention of naming winter storms. Is it just me, or could it be that […]

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Seeing Snowdrops

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One of my unwritten New Year’s resolutions is to address my southern bias when it comes to writing this blog. As someone who’s never […]

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Snowdrop Week: Be a Galanthus Geek

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5 Things You May Not Know About Snowdrops:   US military police stationed in the UK during WWII were known as snowdrops because they wore white […]

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Snowdrop Week: Solitary Seagull

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I have a love-hate relationship with seagulls. Living by the seaside, as I do, I would not be without the herring gulls’ screeching call to remind me […]

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Snowdrop Week: Digging Diggory

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Those folk who’d sell their souls for a rare snowdrop have two things in common – a willingness to open their wallet for a small, […]

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Snowdrop Week: Japanese Kokedama

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If they didn’t literally smack you full in the face, the sheer ingenuity of the hanging snowdrop decorations at the Chelsea Physic Garden last […]

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Snowdrop Week: Galanthus ‘John Gray’

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This week is snowdrop week here at The Frustrated Gardener. I’ll be celebrating the glories of the alluring genus Galanthus in all its virginal whiteness. Never fear, I […]

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