Monthly Archives: February 2013

A weekend of contrast

Saturday proved the ideal day to get on with the final phase of cutting back the borders and the herb garden – cold, dry, no wind with a bit of sun thrown in. We’ve been cutting back the borders in phases … Continue reading

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Signs of spring…

Just a few pictures this weekend, as we have been spending all our time on drive-maintenance, filling the potholes after the ravages of winter! Finally the woodland snowdrops are starting to appear – late this year, after quite a lot … Continue reading

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Seeds of Discovery

In a month or two’s time or so, the seed-sowing season begins. Here at the Scottish Country Garden, we wait until the sun’s rays provide a decent heat in the greenhouse, which usually means getting going mid-March to early April. This … Continue reading

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February Focus

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Wee extra for this week! I rather liked this combination of winter aconites with their cheery moptops and green frilled collars against the contrast of the red cornus stems. Discovered earlier in the walled garden.

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February Dawns

Always good to get to the end of January –  a long, cold, damp, dark month in Scotland, but as we turn the corner into February, we see the days start to lengthen, certainly at the end of the day … Continue reading

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