My Garden

My small suburban garden…

Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Happy Easter…!

It actually beggars belief that it is Easter weekend and yet again it’s snowing here in Colchester. Have the primulas and tete-a-tetes not suffered enough?! I’d optimistically put some bread out for the birds but it’ll now either be frozen to the paving slabs or covered in a thick blanket of the white stuff before …

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Here Comes Summer…!

British Summer Time officially starts on Sunday 31st March 2013…….today is Saturday 23rd March 2013 and we’re yet again ankle-deep in snow (of course!!) I bought another fabulous nest box for the birds in the hope of attracting some of the more community-orientated nesters such as sparrows, but at this rate we simply won’t have …

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Global Warming? I Think Not!…

It’s Monday 11th March 2013 and a time of year you might expect to be enjoying crocuses, daffodils and the first rays of spring sunshine, however, this was the view that greeted me from my lounge window this morning. While I appreciate that other parts of the country are knee-deep in the white stuff, I’m …

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Des Res…

Spring has yet to appear, although we did see the sunshine for one day last week, so my small suburban garden remains a gloomy and unexciting place right now. There are a few yellow primulas out, and the buddlia are in bud, but there’s not much else to write home about (so to speak). In …

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