March, March, lovely March

The March sunshine has us dazzled. It suddenly seems possible that warmth might come, that the sodden soil will dry, and the boggy waste become, once again, a garden.

Paeony and hyacinth noses show through the soil, hepaticas and snowflakes flower, the kitchen garden is built (see latest post), and soon there will be pans of seedling on the windowsills.

Rhubarb plants are bought, and perhaps today I’ll venture out of our city centre eyrie to one of the garden centres to see if I can find fan-trained greengage and pear trees.

Exciting times. Oh, and the phone app on tomatoes will soon by listed in various app stores. More later.


About david stuart

garden writer and journalist, and occasionally a designer, with a garden in the Scottish borders, and his pal's gardens in Edinburgh, London, and Lincolnshire. They keep both of us very, very busy. Books I've written listed on my website, and dozens of articles and garden and plant pictures. Currently working on several new projects. One of these was to return to painting - see the blog - and which is proving exciting! or, more fun, have a look at
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