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It is amazing to think about the fact that two weeks ago we still had a fair amount of snow on the ground. Now, the woodland floor of many of our garden areas are covered in a multitude of  flowers, with more to emerge with the impending warm weekend. I know that we are just about to […]

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Walking in the garden this week you would not know that we were snow covered for a full 4 weeks prior. Snowdrops, winter aconite, adonis, crocus and spring snowflake are in flower in the Glade Garden, March Bank, Azalea Woods, Quarry Garden, Icewell and East Terrace. Amongst some of the last remnants of snow, hellebores […]

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Millions of Bulbs?

This last weekend we offered a guided walk through the March Bank to enjoy the snowdrops, winter aconite, snowflake, and crocuses. One of the questions that comes up often, but that I am always a little hesitant to answer, is “how many bulbs are there in the March Bank?” I always say millions, with my […]

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A Prelude to Spring

A few mild winter days have brought out our earliest bulbs in the March Bank and on the East Terrace. Hundreds and thousands of cold-hardy snowdrops, eranthis, crocus, and adonis make it worth a late winter, chilly walk.

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