Waiting for spring…

March had all well begun, with lovely days of sunshine and soothing temperatures. In the gardens, crocuses, snowdrops and daffodils were blossoming, and birds singing loudly. But it was too good to last – Spring is supposed to be here, and yet, it’s snowing and freezing again… This is a little walk in the local nature…

A garden in winter : worthy or worthless ?

Winter has come. Plants die, days are short and gloomy, everyone is supposed to hide under blankets watching some old movie on TV. Many gardens close : after all, who would like to brave the cold to see dead flower heads and brown leaves? I do not agree with that! Gardens might not be as…