So we have made it to the end of the first month of 2021. The snowdrops are still in bud, folded up ready to droop elegantly when the time is right.We have had more rain than snow and the crocuses look as though they might overtake the snowdrops.Although we did have a brief flurry of snow to prettify the garden.
There was barely any left by the next day, but enough to see that the pigeons had left their mark.The holly leaved hellbore is now flowering, beating both the snowdrops and the crocuses.
It was interesting to see the black cap featured on BBC Winterwatch drinking nectar from the mahonia flowers. There is a male black cap that does the same thing in our garden. However, as soon as he sees me with the camera he hides in the nearby cherry tree.The moon was being its…
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