The appearance of the Fritillaria Meleagris I find rather unusual. Last year the blooms opened on the second day of April.
This Spring, it was the very end of April before the flowers opened, confirming the suggestion by others that the long Winter did indeed put us a good three weeks and more behind. Continue Reading
After planting bulbs of the Daffodil February Gold last Autumn, I thought I was being rather optimistic in expecting them to live up to their title.
I have in the past seen some of the early varieties of Daffs blooming in late February here in Aberdeen, if planted in a sheltered sunny spot. Continue Reading