EASTER TREE

Soon it will be Easter ! I love Easter as it is the beginning of a new gardening season and…..easter eggs. Hiding easter eggs for the grandchildren and watching them enjoying looking for the eggs and finding some…they are 4,5 and 2.5 and they just don’t understand what is happening and I love to see their happy faces each time they find a chocolate egg !!!

I just finished decorating my easter tree.

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I USE THE BRANCHES OF MY CORYLUS AVELLANA CONTORTA OR CURL HAZEL

I HOPE YOU’LL ALL HAVE A WONDERFUL AND HAPPY EASTER !!!

 

SPRING PICTURES

HERE ARE SOME SPRING PICTURES FROM MY GARDEN.

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FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER I HAVE A ROSEMARY BUSH IN BLOOM

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MY AMELANCHIER IN FULL BLOOM, THE BUZZING OF THE BEE’S IS AWESOME

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HEDGE LAUREL IN FULL BLOOM

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SKIMMIA WHITE KEW

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THE BEE’S ARE IN LOVE WITH IT. THIS BUSH HAS BUDS FROM EARLY AUTUMN TILL SPRING WHEN IT FINALLY FLOWERS

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THE SAME SKIMMIA WITH BUDS

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ONE OF THE EARLY DWARF RHODODENDRONS, IT IS ABOUT 20 YEARS OLD NOW AND IT PERFORMS YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR

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CALTHA PALUSTRIS (MARSH MARIGOLD) GROWS IN THE MARSH PART OF OUR POND, THE YELLOW OF THE FLOWERS IS SO BRIGHT YOU NEED SUNGLASSES TO LOOK AT IT !

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WHITE FLOWERING PIERIS

There are more blooms in my garden at the moment but I’ll show them next time. Everything is growing  so fast, especially the weeds, so there is a lot of work to do in the garden at the moment, I don’t know where to start as all jobs are urgent ! That’s cos of the beautiful weather we have had and still have. It is such a joy to be able to eat on the terrace again with view on the garden, the warmth of the sun, the bee’s buzzing….

Guess what I am going to do today !?

I hope you’ll all have a great Sunday ! Enjoy your garden !

SINGAPORE PART 2

I promised you more pictures from Singpore who were taken by my husband when he went there for a short visit.

Here we go !

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I LOVE THIS ONE !!!!

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ADENIUM

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MEAT EATING PLANTS

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THIS WAS TAKEN IN A BIRDPARK

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A BIRD CALLED VAN GOGH ?

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BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS !!!!

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BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS EVERYWHERE

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AND WORKS OF ART AMONG THE FLOWERS

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IGUANA

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THE WHOLE OF SINGAPORE IS COVERED IN ORCHIDS !!!!

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AND PALM TREE’S

The following pictures were taken at the zoo in Singapore

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THIS IS HOW THEY MAKE BABY TORTOISES

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I think Singapore is amazing and I hope to be able to visit some day soon !

 Despite being a small island with lots of people they still have a lot of space for parks, nature and wildlife, the food is good and it is very clean everywhere.

At the moment I have A LOT of work in the garden and in the greenhouse so I had little time for my blog but I am working on it.

Enjoy your own garden ! And thanks for visiting !