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Snowdrop Week: Galanthus 'John Gray'

This week is snowdrop week here at The Frustrated Gardener. I’ll be celebrating the glories of the alluring genus Galanthus in all its virginal whiteness. Never fear, I am not about to succumb to galanthophilia – I can neither afford another addiction nor understand the acute fascination with such minute floral variations – but surely there is nothing in the garden during February more beguiling than a generous tuft of quivering snowdrops? 269 more words


A Christmas Read - Snowdrops and Edibles

Time for reading this year has been hard to come by but when I have managed to grab a moment the two books by bedside have proved to be fascinating reading. 900 more words

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Plant catalogue reviews: North Green Snowdrops

In winter months in England, there are days when gardeners cling to plant catalogues as if they are all we have of spring. 995 more words