The Teddington Gardener

My day in just 12 pictures – well it would have been more, but the Parrot Tulips have already had their moment…

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Fritillaria persica (above)

Camassia (below)

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Reminding me that it is still officially Spring – a golden display of narcissus and below, another softly-shaded tulip. I must ask for the name.

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(above) The flower buds from the Isaac Newton Apple Tree (see earlier post) and (below) the goblet-bloom of Magnolia soulangeana

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The Regal Pelargoniums have arrived, and zonal, ivy-leaved and scented varieties too –

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Roscastle Black – a diminutive dark Viola with rich blackcurrant tones and below, Lilac Time

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Interesting – and possibly quite comfortable – garden chairs and below, Canary Bird, always one of the first roses to flower

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and finally, the Easter Chicken, possibly…

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With the exception of the image of Canary Bird, flowering on a nearby house, all the images were taken today at Petersham Nurseries.

 

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