Swelling Buds

Signs of life around the garden the other morning.  I’ve started to walk round and inspect things a bit more often, expecting to see buds starting to swell on some plant/tree species.  I’m looking forward to some flowers within the next few weeks:

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European Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus)

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Flowering Peach (Prunus Persica)

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Japanese Apricot (Prunus Mume)

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Damson Tree (Prunus Insititia)

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Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum)

Things are happening…

Off work over half term.  My usual time to begin repotting.  You should expect a flurry of posts after I see a friend about acquiring some pots today.  Had a look around the garden/greenhouse and pleased to see the early sprouters behaving true to form.