Mar 27

Buds and blossom…

Thankfully, Spring is well and truly here, the weather is typical for March, bright and sunny, but with a cold wind. Earlier this week, we woke up to a covering of snow. Luckily, we didn’t have a repeat of last year and by lunchtime, it had almost gone.

March 23 2014 snow in the garden | Hellie's CornerNew buds and flowers are growing everywhere :-)

dwarf cherry tree in blossom | Hellie's CornerDwarf cherry tree in blossom | Hellie's CornerDwarf cherry tree in blossom | Hellie's Corner

Dwarf cherry tree in blossom | Hellie's CornerThis is the blossom on my dwarf cherry tree.

Dog under the cherry tree blossom | Hellie's CornerAnd here’s my chief advisor, always ready to lend a paw.

purple primrose flowering | Hellie's CornerThe Primroses have started flowering. .

Bumblebee on a euphorbia | Hellie's CornerA busy bumblebee, on a low spreading euphorbia, it grows in my border and I tend to treat it as a weed and pull it up.

Larch tree rose bud | Hellie's CornerLarch tree rose bud | Hellie's Corner

Larch tree rose bud | Hellie's Corner

Larch tree rose bud | Hellie's CornerThese are the flowers on my Larch tree, known as ‘Larch Roses’, according to my trusty ‘Tree and Garden Shrub Expert’ book.

Alpine Rockcress flowering | Hellie's Corner

Alpine Rockcress flowering | Hellie's Corner

These white flowers are spreading happily in my border, Mr HC has identified them as Alpine Rockcress, I’m not sure where they came from and I’ve not noticed them before this year, but they’re welcome to stay.



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  1. Merlinda Little

    I love the Alpine Rockcress and how they remind me of a local flower at home =)


  2. Claudia

    one last little snow fall to say farewell to winter :). those blooms are heavenly

  3. Mammasaurus

    Those little white flowers are just lovely, white like snow but not so nippy ;)

    I love that shot of your chief advisor under the blossom – so sweet. I bet her always agrees to sausage sandwiches.

    Beautiful shots as always, so much to see outdoors at the moment isn’t there? Thanks for joining in xx

  4. Rosie @Eco-Gites

    Those larch flowers are gorgeous and I bet easily missed. I also think your Hypericum might actually be a spurge (euphorbia). Be careful with the sap – it can cause blisters on some people. #HDYGG

    1. Hellies Corner

      Thanks and thanks for identifying the Spurge, I have never been sure what it is.

  5. Debbie

    I do adore the larch roses, absolutely beautiful.
    Wonderful photos of Spring.

    1. Hellies Corner

      Thank you.

  6. Mummy Says

    Beautiful photos of a beautiful time of year! X #byobh

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