The bulbs, replanted in fresh compost and placed in the porch, became beautiful, fragrant hyacinths to greet our arrival home.
The Rainbow Allotment, where I am a volunteer, is beginning to flourish – but so are the weeds.
This month’s flower arrangement was entitled Winter into Spring
Those by more experienced arrangers
At the gardening club, we had a most enjoyable and informative illustrated talk on Spring and Autumn in Japan.Who could be more suited to give this talk than Ian Richardson as a frequent visitor, photographer and chrysanthemum enthusiast to tell us about the culture, architecture and plant life? The cherry blossoms and acers of all colours looked absolutely stunning.
The new season has begun at the coast where the winter has taken its toll and quite a few metres have been lost to the sea through erosion.The bad ne…