Spring’s on Fast-Forward – Again

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
Slide 4
Slide 5
Slide 6
Slide 7
Slide 8
Slide 9
Slide 10
Slide 11
Slide 12
Slide 13
Slide 14
Slide 15
colourful-tulip daphne in flower dark tulips flowers in bloom forget me not mellow yellow tulips P1020394 tulips by water barrel vibrant green plant red tulips spring blooms tulips and dolly unfurling fern violets yellow and red tulips
I seem to remember that last year spring all happened very fast and the same thing seems to be happening this year with everything flowering at once. Of course it does all look quite wonderful, but I find that unless I look carefully every day, plants that usually grow over weeks are up and in flower in a trice. The purple honesty all seemed to come into flower last Saturday completely changing the colour scheme of much of the garden, the bluebells are in full fig, this morning the camassias are open and the ferns are rocketing skywards. And I don’t remember a better year for violets. The accompanying gallery features some of the highlights in the garden at the moment.

Share this :Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPin on Pinterest

One thought on “Spring’s on Fast-Forward – Again

  • May 11, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    The same ‘fast forward’ spring is happening in Montreal. It’s wonderful to see so many things blooming so vigorously, it’s frustrating to think a bloom may come and go before you’ve noticed it. And it’s worrying to think the seasons may become compressed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *