Friday, 28 March 2014

The Gardens of Delargo Towers - March

Here we are again me dears with another month all but gone. March didn't come 'in like a lion' and seems not to be going 'out like a lamb'. We have had a mixed bag of weather though, warm sunny spring like days early on and hail and icy east winds towards the end. However things are on the move in the garden.

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This species tulip started the month of to a good start.

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pure joy.

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Mean while the window boxes are looking fab too.

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Last year we were so pleased that the Virginian stock had self seeded in the paving. This year it has done it again and looks even better.

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the border is in a bit of a betwixt and between stage now that the early dafs have finished.

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and our one and only surviving Hollyhock is still hanging on in its drain. Fingers crossed it might flower this year.

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In the 'court yard garden' things are coming to life too.

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Alistair's narcissus has managed to flower again.

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as have his Wood Anemones.

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Every thing over wintering in the pots are now in growth;

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The cuttings have been potted on;

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The pear tree is breaking bud;

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Some of the Summer bulbs are up;

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and with a little luck with the weather we might get some after work 'wine time' in the garden again.

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P.S. In case you were wondering where Doncaster Donny was. He went of in a huff earlier but he is there in one of the photos somewhere.



1 comment:

  1. It is all shooting up quite nicely... Now all we need is a warm summer. Sigh! Jx