It's in the air along with the delicate scent of honey as the Galanthus "Brenda Troyle" winter flowering snowdrop bulbs begin to bloom. When the winter rays break through our dark thick veil of clouds the little pearl drop pendant flowers begin to open. Single green heart shaped markings are then revealed on the inner petals. Surely Spring can't be that far away now?
This year the National Trust is tagging their snowdrops at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire to prevent them from being snatched and then sold on as it is illegal in the UK to collect them from the wild.
Planting Snowdrops in containers in the soil
Pests and Diseases
How to protect the snowdrop bulbs
Shall we have a Snowdrop Waltz today? I am glad to say that today the Galanthus nivalis "Flore Pleno” snowdrops finally made their “debutante” appearance in the leavesnbloom garden. They may look shy with their nodding heads awaiting their
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Along the Lade
It's a little warmer along by the lade and by Thursday the wild ones were glinting in the winter sunshine.