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This is a post featuring a few of the things I have noticed in our garden recently. A large part of the garden is exposed to the prevailing south-westerly wind and we find plants here are slower to grow and flower than those in other gardens near us. I have seen large carpets of Winter Aconites in other peoples gardens but there is no sign of them here at all. The beds around the house and near the hedge are more sheltered and this is where we see the first signs of spring.
I like the Ash’s black, conical buds – they look a little like deer hooves. So far, we haven’t found any sign of ‘Ash die-back’ in our garden yet. This is caused by the Hymenoscyphus fraxineus fungus. East Anglia is badly affected and has lost many of…
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With the bad weather keeping us indoors I find I have had time to catch up with reading my e-mails and my friends’ posts and to write another one of my own.
Before the snow arrived I made another attempt at photographing our hazel catkins and found a few female flowers as well.
My current camera is not at all good at close-ups or macro shots and so this is the best I can do.
I think I am going to have to give this up!
On Monday we had snow showers all day. Stronger spells of sunshine at midday melted all that had fallen on the driveway and paths but didn’t shift the snow on the…
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Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11feb18