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Post by Lottie on 13th January 2011, 2:28 pm

...that the daffs are peeping!! bouncing I'm sure they'll get a rude welcome when the cold weather hits again, but right now.. today... they're happy... Laughing

I'm gonna go see if me snowdrops have appeared. Very Happy

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Post by Guest on 13th January 2011, 4:02 pm

three flowers on the daisy
two blue speedwell
and a nighting gale singing joyously!

(new version of 12 days of Christmas Rolling Eyes Laughing )

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 13th January 2011, 4:58 pm

2 snowdrops almost opened up, they are in a pot by the front door
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Post by Compostwoman on 13th January 2011, 6:42 pm

Several clumps of snowdrops up and flowered BUT inside the hen run so have been destroyed... Crying or Very sad

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Post by Sparhawk on 13th January 2011, 8:42 pm

Buds:

on the rose (well they were there until I pruned it)
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on the apple tree...

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Post by polgara on 20th January 2011, 3:32 pm

Bluebells, snowdrop & muscari leaves begining to peep.

have a few primulas & marigolds that servived the freeze.

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Post by Mike on 1st February 2011, 12:00 am

Snow everywhere

(At this point the accumulated, packed down total is around 18" (45 cm). But a seriously big storm is supposed to start before daybreak and continue into Wednesay night adding 18-24" (45-60 cm) of fresh snow on top of that)

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Post by Jaded Green on 1st February 2011, 9:45 pm

We've got 5 snowdrops Very Happy We transplanted a clump "in the green" from MiL in Wales last spring, then proceeded to have the garden wall rebuilt and feared they may not have made it. They've not all come up and they're not exactly in the clump they were planted, but they're flowering Very Happy
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Post by Compostwoman on 1st February 2011, 11:16 pm

All our snowdrops are up and flowering now. There are many many everywhere

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Post by Lottie on 2nd February 2011, 9:08 am

How lovely Very Happy
I love snowdrops and crocus and bluebells and daffs and... Laughing mine are still stubbornly refusing to do anything then peep... Rolling Eyes don't blame them though, it's blessed cold here today.. brrrrrrrrrrrrr!

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Post by Mike on 3rd February 2011, 8:03 pm

More snow, piled higher and deeper.

We'd send you a picture if we better knew how but you'd think it horrid, North Pole like, and for us, while a snowier than average winter, not even close to a record breaker. More or less normal for interior New England.

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Post by Lottie on 9th February 2011, 8:29 pm

Whoohoooooooooooooo snowdrops and crocus and Bergenias and.. tulip leaves... and my rhubarb is uncurling... Shocked

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Post by Compostwoman on 9th February 2011, 11:19 pm

Crocus are out and in full bloom!

Found some daffs where the buds are just ready to open!

Rhubarb unfurling and buds on all sorts of stuff....and my chard which got frosted is re growing...

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Post by Chilli-head on 10th February 2011, 10:11 am

My daffodils are open today ... I've also got crocusses (only in purple, for some reason), snowdrops, primroses and the hellebores are showing buds Very Happy
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Post by Lottie on 10th February 2011, 10:47 am

Show off... Razz Laughing
My daffs are still at the bud stage Rolling Eyes

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Post by polgara on 20th February 2011, 4:27 pm

I have some crocus & my violets have started to flower.

Daffs well budded & the bluebells are growing well.


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Post by Dandelion on 20th February 2011, 8:05 pm

Snowdrops are out (have I ever said how much I dislike snowdrops? Sorry, I know it's something you're supposed to like, but I find them cold and a bit depressing.*) When we bought our house here. during the fist Spring we discovered that we had a flowerbed which was about 15 feet x 3 feet which was solid snowdrops. Since then I have dug many up and given them away to friends and relatives, but some hardy little specimens still hang on!!

The daffs are hardly in bud yet, but there are some crocus and lovely little iris reticulata, also self-sown primroses which are beautiful.

* I don't much like Winnie the Pooh either, which apparently is another cardinal sin

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