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The first Rhododendron is opening,always the first and still happy in a container after nearly forty years,I keep it near the house for a little frost protection ‘Seta’ is the name and I purchased it from a small nursery on Dartmoor long since gone .

Narcissus Cyclamineus.Starting to look nice in pot and garden


Hellebore semi double cream now flowering for the third year

Inside the glass house Crocus Miss Vain looks nice as does the potted up Corydalis George Baker many more in the garden are not yet awake

Still inside the Primulas are starting to flower this is Primula Allionii’ Flounce’ one I raised a few years back I like the frill in the petals


Some double Snowdrops for Stickii did not spot the rain drops until I downloaded the Pics,this was just luck.

Finally my favorite White Hellebore together with the yellow which was to early for its own good and was battered by frost

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Such a welcome wonderful blog

My garden is getting battered by wind today.

Your rhod is stunning BJS

I so enjoyed seeing your hellebores.

24 Feb, 2012

 

love the hellebores : )

24 Feb, 2012

 

those snowdrops are lovely but the hellebores are particularly nice ~ they are standing up so straight!! wish mine would!!

24 Feb, 2012

 

Lovely pictures, I liked Crocus Miss Vain and the snowdrops, but I am not suspicious that you sprinkled snowdrops before making them a group photo, as it is always raining there...:)

24 Feb, 2012

 

katarina we had blue sky and sunshine with temperatures of 19 degrees C here yesterday!!!

24 Feb, 2012

 

What a lovely pink rhododendron - I love a plant with a story - your Hellebores look very healthy - I don,t have any in my garden - but I plan to remedy this - Marigold

24 Feb, 2012

 

rhodo looks lovely Brian and so do all the flowers comming up, sucha welcome sight, iv a few things starting but not like this, lovely pics to :o))

24 Feb, 2012

 

Wow that rhodo is wonderful, can't believe its in a container. Your snowdrops are beautiful added bonus with the raindrops. Hellebores look lovely too, very healthy. All looking good.

24 Feb, 2012

 

I believe Sticki :), we had very nice weather today, too. It is just specific for photos of GoYers, that plants/flowers are always with waterdrops on them. It is not so here. Here water evaporates quicker.

24 Feb, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Wow That Rhodo is one mass of flowers, excellent , and to have been in the same pot for 40 years it obviously suits it in there ... You have a lovely selection of flowers in bloom , it would be impossible to choose a favourite amongst them ........

24 Feb, 2012

 

Lovely BJS - all of them!

24 Feb, 2012

 

Well all I can say is you must have magic green fingers Brian cos when I put things in a pot they invariably keel over ( well most of the time).
To have something in a pot for that length of time is amazing but then so is the whole of your garden !
Fab. photo's.

24 Feb, 2012

 

Yes, I agree. Brian is Green Merlin.

24 Feb, 2012

 

Ps, quite fancy the frilly flouncy primula ! Hint ! ;0))

24 Feb, 2012

 

oh, sorry brian, i didnt notice you put the snowdrops in for me ~ they are really lovely. beauty in their purity.

24 Feb, 2012

 

Lovely spring colour you have there Bjs. I really like the colour of that corydalis. Smashing blog :)

24 Feb, 2012

 

Gorgeous cream hellebore Bjs...:>)

25 Feb, 2012

 

Beautiful Helebores you have there and that Rhododendron is a cracker. You have some lovely tender plants flowering.

25 Feb, 2012

 

Hi Brian .... Some lovely flowers, there :o)

25 Feb, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Thanks for all the comments
Amy not the same pot it started small about a 6in currently 18in +doubt if I can lift it to pot any larger.

Val you will need a alpine type house for Flounce lots of air it also looks larger than it is flowers are only about an inch diameter.

25 Feb, 2012

 

my father specialised in Rhodies he'd have loved that one Bjs, lovely crocus i do like the whites, so much colour you have it's really lovely :-)

25 Feb, 2012

 

They all look lovely, I`d find it hard to choose a favourite so added the lot...

26 Feb, 2012

 

How come your Helebores look so good when mine are really tatty looking.

26 Feb, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Frank Carson used to say 'its the way you tell em'
May be you should 'tell em' to buck there ideas up.
Seriously a few in the garden that started flowering late last year took a bad knock in the cold spell they had a lot of soft growth, but did not show you thoes !
B

26 Feb, 2012

 

Have only had one Hellebore in my garden did'nt like it and pulled it up, seeing yours i might have to re-think because i think yours look lovely. Love the Primula Flounce

27 Feb, 2012

 

Love the frilly Primula, and what gorgeous Hellebores too: looking much better than mine!

1 Mar, 2012

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