April 2011

Yep – missed the whole of March. It has passed in a flurry of daffodils and early cherry blossom this year. Today the wood anenomes are out in the garden although Robinsoniana is being edged out by self seeded stylophorum. Bracteata seems to be holding its own and Vestal comes up year after year in a hosta pot and nowhere else.

As I got out of the car this afternoon the waft on vanilla and chocolate was on the breeze, not sure if it was coming from my Azara microphylla a few gardens away or the park, maybe someone else locally has one too?

Took a risk and repotted most of the auriculas a few weeks ago just before they started really budding up, went on a weevil hunt and found a few – good to get them before they turn into the fully fledged beetling weevil. So far Snow White and Chamois are out, two bordery types. Some of my purchases from a few years ago are still with me but I have lost all the doubles. Continue reading “April 2011”