FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER I HAVE A ROSEMARY BUSH IN BLOOM
MY AMELANCHIER IN FULL BLOOM, THE BUZZING OF THE BEE’S IS AWESOME
HEDGE LAUREL IN FULL BLOOM
SKIMMIA WHITE KEW
THE BEE’S ARE IN LOVE WITH IT. THIS BUSH HAS BUDS FROM EARLY AUTUMN TILL SPRING WHEN IT FINALLY FLOWERS
THE SAME SKIMMIA WITH BUDS
ONE OF THE EARLY DWARF RHODODENDRONS, IT IS ABOUT 20 YEARS OLD NOW AND IT PERFORMS YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR
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 !
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 !
I took some pictures in my garden today, the sun was shining and it looked very much like Spring but it was still very cold cos of the cold wind we had so I did some gardening in my greenhouse where it was lovely and warm.
MARSH MARIGOLD ( CALTHA PALUSTRIS) IN THE SWAMP PART OF THE POND, NORMALLY THEY ARE IN BLOOM IN MARCH
BUDS OF MY AMELANCHIER
THERE ARE MILLIONS OF BUDS ON MY AMELANCHIER TREE, IN A FEW DAYS IT WILL LOOK STUNNING AND ALIVE WITH BEE’S AND BUMBLE BEE’S, THIS ONE IS ALSO ABOUT 4 WEEKS LATER THAN USUAL
SKIMMIA JAPONICA WHITE KEW, IT WAS BUZZING WITH BEE’S BUT THEY WERE SO FAST I COULDN’T GET THEM ON CAMERA AND IT WAS TOO COLD TO BE PATIENT, I LOVE IT WHEN THERE ARE A LOT OF BEE’S IN MY GARDEN, BEE’S ARE IN DECLINE, EVEN IN DANGER OF EXTINCTION OVER HERE SO I TRY TO PLANT SHRUBS, TREE’S AND FLOWERS THEY LIKE TO VISIT AND I WANT TO BUILD A BEE HOTEL IN MY GARDEN SO THEY CAN OVERWINTER THERE AND LAY THEIR EGG’S
A PRETTY DOUBLE DAFFODIL IN THE SHADE
IN THE GREENHOUSE, LETTUCE FOR CUTTING AND SPINACH, COS OF THE LONG COLD WINTER I HAD TO POSTPHONE SEEDING SO THERE IS LOTS TO COME BUT MOST IS SO TINY AND JUST COMING OUT OF THE SOIL, I DID A LOT OF SEEDING LAST WEEK
I BOUGHT THESE TOMATO’S LAST WEEK IN THE GARDENCENTER SO THEY HAVE A GOOD HEAD START, THEY ARE DARK RED EGG SHAPED SPANISH TOMATO’S, I ALSO BOUGHT A RED PAPRIKA PLANT
It is also very very dry, we had some rain last week but it was not nearly enough !
I hope you are all enjoying your gardens ! Have a great week !