We were delighted to welcome our family from Sweden, who were not expecting similar weather to theirs.When they visited last year at the same time, the weather was glorious.
A visit to Tropical World warmed us up a bit:
As an East wind has brought temperatures which have been less than average for the time of year and the garden has been under snow on and off for weeks, everything is very late and it has been impossible to do any jobs.In fact, Spring judging for Yorkshire in Bloom has been cancelled for the first time ever.
Mike Evans of Ashworth Nurseries/Green Estate talked to our gardening club on the pictorial meadows and green wall his company supplies.A social enterprise, which started out to deal with unsightly, inner-city, wasteland areas, the company is based in the Manor Lodge, Sheffield, where Mary Queen of Scots used to stay. It…