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Spring planting at Christmas

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Father Christmas with tulips!

 

HAPPINESS IS PREPARING FOR SPRING AT CHRISTMAS

This time is very special for me ~

Planting during Christmas time for Spring 2020

 

This year I am planting some more Crocus, here they are ~

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And some dwarf tulips, these are three varieties

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1. Heart's Delight

 

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2. Pinocchio

 

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3. Scarlet Baby

 

 

Enjoying everything about the Natural World

~ Happy Christmas ~

 

 



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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

My planting of crocus, cyclamen, tulips, daffodils and snowdrops is already done (They are in the same pots as my annuals go in summer)

 

I have a lot of winter pansies planted in pots

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and a few polyanthus

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Add to that, I have a lovely winter flowering jasmine nudiflorum....which is well established and gives a lot of colour in the winter

 

Jasminum nudiflorum - Large 5-6ft Winter Jasmin Specimen

 

 

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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Sadly my fine cultivated weeds have died off. Looking forward to my solitary daffodil blooming in a mild March Bouncy

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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Looking forward to seeing what the plants look like if you'll share some photos in the spring @TallTrees ! Smiley Happy

 

@Cleoriff I hadn't considered there are flowers blooming in the winter. thinking Are they in your garden, outside? Those yellow ones are very beautiful! 🌼

 

@jonsie Daffodils are some of my favourites! Smiley Happy

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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Beautiful @Cleoriff 

 

I was much later planting bulbs than usual.  

I think they'll be ok though.  

Thank you for the photos.

 



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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Well I hope that one daffodil will make a statement @jonsie 

 



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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Hi @Marjo 

 

Sure will photo those Tulips ~ 

we have not had a winter yet so the bulbs may start very early

they could be popping up in February!

 

I saw my  yellow rose bush in bloom yesterday!!

 

I cut back the geraniums a few weeks ago,  some are left outside

all year. 

They have re-grown the flowers too!  I will let them get on with it.

 

At least the leaves have come off all the trees.  

 

 

 

 



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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Hi @Marjo 

Yes I have them in the garden outside, although those photos are generic shots as my photography skills get worse by the day. rofl

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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

Like Marjo I only consider flowers a spring summer thing.. so this is an eye opener for me!
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Re: Spring planting at Christmas

The daffodils have already started sprouting in our front garden!!
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