Sunday, 31 January 2016

The 'Delargo Towers' Garden - January

Hello me dears. Well then January has come and gone and I am writing this rather late post on our return from hols. 
Looking back, the month was a mixed bag mild to start and then a little snow, a few hard frosts ( -4.8'c ) along with storm force winds

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The dahlia imperialis lasted into 2016 but not for long.

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But along with the frosts there are some early stirrings of Spring.

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Window boxes and wallflowers are looking good

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The wallflowers we grew from seed are looking much better than the ones bought in last year.

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In the back garden -

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Bluebells are up -

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The last nasturtium from last year held on for a while

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We had the first flowering of the cyclamen we planted

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along with our first snowdrops.

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and the daffs have started nice and early this year.

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Narcissus 'Tete-a-Tete'

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daffodil February gold

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All of last Autumns plantlets are doing well and seed sowing has started indoors.

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All in all a good start to the year 
I will be back for the February posting ( hopefully ) on time next month