With buds fit to burst, and flowers opening all over the garden, there’s something new to see in the garden every day.
Whilst most of us are dreaming about the sunshine, I’m thinking about the shade.
The bees might be hibernating at the moment, but it won’t be long until they’ll be looking for food and places to stay. It’s time to get the garden bee-friendly.
The first foxglove opens in the new garden, along with some Dianthus, and the birds flock to my new bird feeders.
Yes, SNAILS. Where the hell do they all keep coming from?
The garden has grown a lot thanks to rain and lots of sunshine – with Foxgloves and others coming into bloom… plus a surge of bees cause a problem!!
Snow and severely low temperatures have come as a shock to some plants, whilst others carry on regardless.
Andrew looks back at the successes and failures of 2011, and plans for 2012!
Bees play a crucial role in the garden and also in the food production industry. Crocuses make the perfect early food for them.
The Aubergines finally wake up; Next year’s colour is ready to plant out; and spiders wrap the garden in their webs.