Thursday, March 04, 2021

End of the long winter

My garden is waking up. The snowdrops are blowing in the wind, the hyacinth is budding, the bleeding hearts are pushing up their first leafy shoots.Daffodil stalks are wearing a yellow cap, and the dead-looking hydrangea sticks are covered with new reddish buds. And everywhere, as thick as lawn grass, the thick bluebell leaves are sprouting.

Time to go shopping for primroses and pansies!

Snowdrops in a dark corner.

Galanthus sp.

And a hyacinth in bud, blotchy and still scentless. Give it a week!

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Mi jardincito se está despertando. Ya están en flor las campanillas de invierno (Galanthus nivalis), el jacinto tiene nuevos botones morados, y los corazones sangrantes (Lamprocapnos spectabilis) abren sus primeras hojuelas. Los narcisos lucen sus nuevos gorros amarillilos, y las ramas aparentemente muertas de la hortensia están cubiertas de botones rojizos. Y en todas partes, tan denso como el césped, las hojas gruesas de los jacintos del bosque (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) se apuran a brotar.

¡Ya es hora de ir de compras, buscando Primulas y pensamientos!

2 comments:

  1. So excited for spring!

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  2. Love seeing the signs of spring there. Beautiful.

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