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Hodsock Priory, February 09


By simbad


Nothing much flowering in the garden now, so thought I’d cheer you all up with a few pictures of our trip to Hodsock Priory near Worksop last february, to see the snowdrops.

Had a great day and bought a couple of cyclamen for our little wood and also two new hellebores.
Planted 500 more snowdrops in our wood this year too, try to add a few more each year so can’t wait till spring, never know one day may look as good as this, I wish.

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Those snowdrops look so full of promise don't they...but about that patch of cyclamen....WOW....what a show and what a great idea....all spread out under that tree....that fairly makes you stop in your tracks...well it would me !!!

9 Nov, 2009


Thats la good healthy walk looking forward to spring to.

9 Nov, 2009


Lovely photos - thanks. I love snowdrops, and we (luckily) inherited a lot here. :-))

I don't want to wind you up - but I can truthfully say that I am lucky enough to have quite a lot in flower at this moment, though.

What a difference between the North and South of the UK!

9 Nov, 2009


I love the time when snowdrops are out. Don't they look lovely in big drifts like these.
Snowdrops in November Spritzhenry ? How strange. Are they a different variety from the spring ones, or just flowering out of season ?

10 Nov, 2009


What a lovely looking place :-)

10 Nov, 2009


No, no, Hywel - sorry if I misled you - I meant that I have autumn flowers and still some from summer, as well! Ooops! Bad wording, there!

The snowdrops appear after Christmas! :-))

10 Nov, 2009


lol :o)
Sorry. It's probably me not able to understand what I read lol

10 Nov, 2009


Thanks everyone, been meaning to go every year, and actually made it this year.
I love the cyclamen too Alz lovely sight, bought a couple but must get some more, planted them under one of our trees, noticed they have some new leaves today, be a few years before they look anywhere near as good as this, but are supposed to seed when they get established, fingers crossed.
Lucky you Barbara, am quite jealous, not much flowering here now chrysanthemums do look amazing though and a few other odd flowers, noticed today my viburnum Bodnatese Dawn has some flowers about to open, so alls not lost.
I love the snowdrops too Hywel the start of spring, always get excited when I see them.
Is a lovely place Louise, forgot to take some pictures of the priory though, too busy looking at snowdrops.

10 Nov, 2009


Lovely pictures SB The snowdrops look wonderful and do look especially pretty with the Cyclamen.

10 Nov, 2009


Thanks Homebird, we'd been meaning to go for ages picked the perfect day too,called at The Angel pub at Blyth after for fish and chips lovely.
You don't live too far from us then we live in Gainsborough.
Hope you enjoy your visit :-)

10 Feb, 2010

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