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Colour in December

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Well, the garden is looking pretty dull at the moment but there are a few flowers and berries to brighten the gloom.

:-)

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Very pretty Dawn :-), love the yucca!
I've just been having a wander, can't believe all the snowdrops are showing already! And like you Hellebore's in flower too, had quite a nice surprise as a double pink one from Hayloft just last year has three flowers open, really didn't think it looked big enough to flower yet :-)

4 Dec, 2015

 

Snowdrops!!! Weird isn't it, I must see if I have any showing. Wow, your double pink Hellebore is doing well. :)
I have a deep pink one, I will check it tomorrow, I had forgotten about that one.

4 Dec, 2015

 

I love your first cotoneaster picture, though if Mr Blackbird has his way the berries won't be there much longer!
I only have one small white hellebore flower so far - no sign of any others yet, but I do have a couple of nice apricot roses still.

4 Dec, 2015

 

So great to have some plants still in flower.....

4 Dec, 2015

 

Nice to see some December colour Dawn :o) It's so dark this time of year ....

4 Dec, 2015

 

The garden jewels are rarer in December and therefore highly valued!:) thanks for sharing.

4 Dec, 2015

 

Lovely Dawn, your Hellebores are really well on.....I'll have to check mine, but don't think there are any buds yet. The white flower Dawn, is it Arabis? Lots of plants seem to be a bit haywire this winter, I've Campanula Lactifolia with new stems and flowers now and like Stera, my Compassion Rose is still flowering merrily away....mind you after tonights blast, probably not any more!

5 Dec, 2015

 

Thanks everyone. The garden is reacting strangely.
Janey, the white flowering plant is Iberis sempervirens (candytuft) - it usually flowers in early spring.
I dont have snowdrops yet.
How is the wind in yours parts, is been blowing a right gale and so far no damage.

5 Dec, 2015

 

Of course Iberis Dawn...thats a very old cottage garden plant isn't it?
Well it's very windy in my parts Dawn...Lol! Luckily on high ground here too so no fear of flooding. I really feel for those in Cumbria and Scotland that have raging rivers by them...it must be dreadful!

5 Dec, 2015

 

Same here...gales, no damage yet. Should die down by 3am, which will be good as I can't sleep in the gales.

5 Dec, 2015

 

The Iberis is nice and easy Janey, a good ground cover plant.
We've not had much rain - glad you've not had damage and you Karen. Should die down here around that time too, hopefully.

5 Dec, 2015

amy
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Lots of nice interesting colours to brighten the dull days Dawn , I thought about you with your ponds and ditches I'm pleased you're free from flooding I can't imagine what those poor people are going through all their possessions soaked and at Christmas time to !

9 Dec, 2015

 

Thanks Amy. We've surprisingly not had much rain. I know, its tragic for those poor families.

9 Dec, 2015

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