The tulips give a dash of colour to a shady and grey corner of the garden.
The garden springs to life indoors and out.
A fanfare of Crocuses usher in Spring.
Last year’s Tulip bulbs are now coming into flower, and the seedlings are thriving in the propagator.
Making the most of a sunny February day, I have ventured into the garden to check on the new bulbs and see which plants survived the -11C weather.
Caterpillars begin their assault on the Nasturtiums, whilst I look towards bulbs for colour in Spring 2013.
Crocus ‘Giant Ruby’ on full flower – spring seems to have arrived.
The Crocus ‘Giant Ruby’ bulbs have grown and are about to flower, and some of the veg are already growing.
The Crocus ‘Giant Ruby’ bulbs have begun to peep through the soil.
Bees play a crucial role in the garden and also in the food production industry. Crocuses make the perfect early food for them.