callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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Garden News

Gardening two afternoons running! I know some parts of the country are less well favoured but here it’s like spring has sprung, although not that warm. The cherry is in bloom, the bank covered with daffodils, primroses and celandines. So pretty. But oh, my poor back. I’m trying to clear a bed of rubbishy old self-seeded plants so that I can put in things I’ve chosen myself. Unfortunately, some of these plants are mallows, which have roots over a foot long and take some getting out. Then because the bed’s been neglected everything is matted; digging out grass is difficult because it’s worked its way in amongst other plants. I have to limit my activities so that I’ll be fit for more tomorrow.

I love the blue of this Pulmonaria longifolia.



I also took a picture of Omphalodes ‘Starry Eyes’ but it was rubbish so you’ll have to look on the Crocus site instead. I had this plant in my old garden so when I saw one on the plant table at an NCCPG meeting last autumn I snapped it up and planted it in what I plan to be a mainly spring bed.
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