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Sunday, 31 March 2013
An unseasonal Easter
Flowers from the garden this morning: an end of February selection.
Easter, and the start of British summer time by the calendar, but by the garden and the temperature one could be pardoned for assuming it was late February. At least today was sunny and pleasant if out of the wind and I was able to get quite a lot done in the garden. This included the first watering of the year (pots and recently transplanted things - the wind is drying the ground out quickly) and the first lawn-mowing. Not that the grass is growing much, but it had become shaggy over winter and and a trim was timely. With another fine day in prospect tomorrow I'm hoping to get a good lot more digging done, getting the garden ready for spring when it comes.
A personal view of the world of horticulture and plants by a gardening botanist and author, living in Settrington, North Yorkshire, and working as Director of the Yorkshire Arboretum, a partnership between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and Castle Howard.
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