The perennials are starting to show growth. There's much tidying and clearing needed in the garden; leaves brushed up, moss cleared and old stems cut away. Below are photos of plants are emerging from their sleep (now photos) and what they'll look like later (then photos).
|Above (Now) - Sedum Autumn Joy showing growth. Below (Then) - The plant will look like this in September.|
|Above (Now) - Aquilegia/Columbine. Below (Then) - It'll look like this in June.|
|Above (Now) -lupin begins to grow.|
Below (Then) - come May/June they'll be in full flower.
|Above (Now) - Crocosmia pushing up from the ground. Below (Then) - It will look like this in Sept/October.|
|Above (Now) - Centaurea Montana, an old fashioned cottage type plant. Below (Then) - It will flower in May.|
On the downside, this means the weeds are coming up too! Lots to do!
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