Down among the daffodils

The garden is dancing with daffodils. Every year I'm taken aback by the sheer number of different flower types. There are big trumpets and small trumpets, showy doubles, and delicate narcissi. Under the old apple tree grows this white petalled variety with pale, peachy trumpets. Elsewhere, the bright frilled edges of these lemon yellow flowers…

Blooms for bees: March

There is marked change in the garden this month compared to February. Where before the only blooms were snowdrops, hellebores, winter aconites, viburnum and bergenia, March has seen the starry blossoms on the cherry plums come and go and welcomed a profusion of spring flowers. There are daffodils of all kinds, hyacinths, and tiny blue…