Monthly Photo – February 2013


I have chosen snowdrops to represent February as part of the Monthly Photo challenge hosted by Katarina. 

Whilst I said in my last post that I was interested in learning more about snowdrop varieites I still prefer to see snowdrops planted en masse.  For me snowdrops planted en masse represent February just as much as bluebells en masse represent May.

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About Helen Johnstone

I live in Malvern, Worcestershire and am a very keen gardener. I started the Patient Gardener Blog in January 2008 as a way of recording what was happening in my garden and connecting with other like-minded people. I started a second blog PatientGardener 365 January 2013 in order to try and post a photo a day to capture what is growing in my garden or places I have visited
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12 Responses to Monthly Photo – February 2013

  1. Christina says:

    Lovely, Helen. That’s the way I like to see snowdrops. A good choice to represent February. Christina

  2. VP says:

    Like you, I prefer my snowdrops en masse. I hope the bank of snowdrops I started off at the side of the house will spread to form something along the lines of what we saw at Painswick one day. Enjoy your study day – it sounds like an eye level view of your new varieties is needed so you can appreciate their differences :)

  3. Anna says:

    Wow! Can’t quite decide whether it’s April or March that I associate with daffodils.

  4. Gorgeous! I love this picture!

  5. Cathy says:

    It all looks so natural, but was presumably planted up in the first place before naturalising – very lovely :)

  6. Lea says:

    Have a wonderful week-end!
    Lea’s Menagerie

  7. Katarina says:

    WOW! This is breathtakingly beautiful! How I long for spring…

  8. Patty says:

    I have never been a big snowdrop fan but seeing them growing en masse is inspiring. Lovely.

  9. Carina says:

    Snowdrops are lovely! And when there are lots of them they are awesome!
    Have a nice weekend,

  10. Jannibele says:

    What a stunning springcarpet og snowdrops:) Loooove it!

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