in the green

Last Sunday we walked in the South Shropshire hills and one of the highlights was passing  through a woodland carpeted with snowdrops. I cannot imagine ever tiring of the simple beauty of the February fair maids. Whether it is because the profusion of flowers is so welcome after the dead leaves and bare earth of … More in the green

crocus weather

I love how the flowers of spring process across the stage of our gardens in a most predictable order, regardless of how long or short, hard or clement the season, actors in their own particular production.  The joyous harbingers of the new season, the snowdrops are in full flower, although just beginning to fade in … More crocus weather