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Its not yet spring but lets make believe

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The following have all been taken today mostly in the glass houses.
The first two are Primula ‘Stradbrook Flounce’

This one I named Primula ‘Stradbook satin Rose’

Semi double Hellebore with just a few spots

Close up of the same plant

My largest plant of Paeonia Cambessedesii is starting to grow away

And that coincided with seedlings from the above plant starting to germinate in the edge of a sand plunge where i scattered them a bit over a year ago(there are five up to now)

Double Snowdrop again in the protection of the alpine house

As above with his head turned up ,Suppose it’s natures way of protecting the flower so early in the year,same goes for the Hellebore’s

Hepatica double pink

Hepatica silver back pink this one is a seedling self sown in another pot

The Colchicum is doing well last time I showed it there was one flower and one bud

And what do I do when the weather is horrible I make a few more Polystyrene Troughs


Enjoy and stay warm if you are in G.B

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And if we are not in GB, we can stay in cold?

4 Feb, 2013

 

Great blog Brian, love that hepatica..

4 Feb, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Katarina
No you can have a big Hug & cuddle will get a flight tomorrow.lol

4 Feb, 2013

 

All so very pretty! The snowdrop is amazing! I have seen crocus and white hellebore out in a London park today!

Katarina that's an offer you can't refuse!

4 Feb, 2013

 

I do not cuddle with foreigners who come from cold, Brian. What flight?

4 Feb, 2013

 

Excellent blog Brian thank you for sharing.

4 Feb, 2013

 

Sorry, forgot to add those troughs are brilliant.

4 Feb, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Surrylad
There are some more good colours to come on the Hepaticas,no mice up to now they had a lot of them last year.

4 Feb, 2013

 

That Stradbrook 'Satin Rose' is beautiful. You have a lot of bright pink in the glass houses. Plenty of colour to keep as all smiling.

4 Feb, 2013

 

Loved this blog Bjs & all the flowers you have shown us...:>)

4 Feb, 2013

 

They are all a cheery sight. That's for sure. I've done another 2 of those troughs with just 1 left to finish.
That greenhouse of yours must be an amazing sight!

4 Feb, 2013

 

Wonderful Blog I was amazed of the 9th photo, lovely color:-)))

5 Feb, 2013

 

I enjoyed your blog.

5 Feb, 2013

 

Wow Brian . . . terrific to see the beautiful results of all your hard work :))

5 Feb, 2013

amy
Amy
 

What a fabulous selection Brian , so nice to see them this early in the season gives us hope for things to come :o))

5 Feb, 2013

 

Brill lovely plants, cheered me up. Spring is is is is just around the corner, trouble is it seems to be a big bend at the minute. Thanks for a lovely blog.

5 Feb, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Junna
I like that one to, no dought it would be difficult to grow in your warm climate.

5 Feb, 2013

 

A pleasure to see the spring flowers on a very cold but sunny day, really like the first one Bjs but they are all lovely..

5 Feb, 2013

 

Thanks BJ....your plants are beautiful.

5 Feb, 2013

 

Looks like spring to me BJS.

5 Feb, 2013

 

lovely flowers and colour Brian to cheer us up,
iv not started anything yet, not easy not having a greenhouse, so i wait for warmer weather, enjoyed seeing your blog though :o))

5 Feb, 2013

 

Nice to see the plants coming on Brian. You are definitely a few weeks ahead of us; I am hoping to have a few allionii and crocus for a display in ten days time, but I am not very confident.

5 Feb, 2013

 

A breath of fresh air there , Bjs , I especially liked the first one , and the snow drop is beautiful .
Did I miss the blog on how to make troughs ?
What is Sticki doing in London ?

5 Feb, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Driad
Yes it was a while ago 2011 I think,Scottish did one last year,depends how far you want to go back.
The Primula Stradbrook Flounce is one I bred about ten years ago.

5 Feb, 2013

 

Brian's troughs are like his cardboard boxes.......they are an art form.

5 Feb, 2013

 

lol definitely an art form. lol. how clever to design your own troughs and so cheap as all the boxes that have packaging have polystyrene in. Such a good idea to recycle - and will keep everything warm and cosy. I would never have thought of that. Brilliant idea. :O)

6 Feb, 2013

 

hello driad ~ visiting oldest son ~ and going to the park!!!

6 Feb, 2013

 

Such pretty flowers Bjs, it must be lovely to have a greenhouse and colour all year round:-)

6 Feb, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Bilbo & Ba
It is very pleasant out of the freezing wind today to be able see things growing a little bit every day,within a couple of days flowers should open on a very pretty Japanese Hepatica Narcissus Cyclamineus and and one of the yellow and white snowdrops.more to follow.
B

6 Feb, 2013

 

Always something to look forward to:-)) Have you heard from Margo ?:-)

6 Feb, 2013

 

I can't find if Bjs . I'll ask Scotish about it .
Just being nosey , Sticki , hope that you enjoyed the trip .

6 Feb, 2013

 

no problem driad ~ i had a lovely time thank you.

6 Feb, 2013

 

What beautiful plants you grow, Brian! I can't really decide which is my favourite...I love Hepaticas, but that first frilly Primula is just lovely. It must give you real pleasure going in to tend your plants. :-)

7 Feb, 2013

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