Spring has Sprung and everything has started to grow away.
The snake's head fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) has survived the move last year.
and has given us a couple of flowers.
The Anemone blanda has gone into overdrive
After the stars of the show, here we go with the rest of our tour.
Starting as always with the window boxes.
The violas were looking tatty and had been taken out to the back after doing sterling work all winter.
They were replaced by the Cineraria last month. they have recovered very well in the extra sunlight.
The Cineraria have now been moved to make way for the tulips
the end of the month saw the return of the violas as the tulips started to fade.
We had a grand show of daffs this year.
These have now been superseded by the fabulous Wallflowers
Out the back the beds are coming on nicely.
the sweet peas are in
and a new hand crafted planter is being constructed
(from a wardrobe drawer some one had thrown out )
The apple trees are in full blossom
and as April slips away the bluebells have started to come into flower
Looking forward to next month -
last years dahlias have done well through the winter and are all but ready to plant out
seedlings are being hardened off, while more are being sown.
all in all a rewarding month - and Doncaster Donny is looking rather pleased...