Hazel catkins – for me a sure sign that spring is just round the corner.
This entry was posted on February 22, 2010 by artistsgarden. It was filed under The turning year and was tagged with catkins, spring.
I know spring is almost here, but it is very hard to think about it when I have snow in the garden and just my helebores and croucus are showing any sign of life. Even the good old hardy passion flower looks like it has finally given up! I think I will invest in one of the small twisted hazels. Do you think I might get one at Malvern?
February 22, 2010 at 10:13 pm
The Corkscrew hazels can grow quite large (20 feet) – but they are very slow growing so it will take about 25 years to reach 10 feet – I rather like them I had one at B/End
Don’t worry spring will soon be here.
February 24, 2010 at 6:56 pm
So pretty! We have been having nice weather, but today is dark and nasty. Do you normally have mild winters?
February 23, 2010 at 9:08 pm
Hi Sandy – this winter has been longer and harder than usual here in the UK – more like the winters of my childhood.
February 24, 2010 at 6:50 pm
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