spring

Gold Rush

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There is one colour that’s inextricably linked with early spring, and that’s yellow. Whether it’s canary, lemon, sunflower, primrose or golden, yellow is the colour […]

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Daily Flower Candy – Anemone apennina

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The last time I had a full week away from work was last August, so I am, in a word, exhausted. Our forthcoming break in Cornwall […]

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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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The Ten Best Things About A Sunny Saturday

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Waking up to the cry of seagulls (this will rapidly wear off as the breeding season progresses). Opening all the windows and letting the […]

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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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Seeing White

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Perhaps it is just me, but it seems that every gardening publication I open this month is packed with features on snowdrops (Galanthus spp.) and lists […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Primula veris

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The common cowslip, Primula veris, is believed to have been named after the cow pats in which it was often found growing. At this […]

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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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