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Lyn and Malcolms Garden Blog
March 2016

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March 21st

At night temperatures have been fairly cool with some frosts. I measured the soil temperature at a depth of about 15cm or 6 inches, in several parts of the garden.
The temperatures ranged from +8.5c in the back garden, which doesn't get a lot of sun in the winter, to +10.3c in the bed under the front window, which is quite sunny till about 1pm.
Lyn has been tying in the new growth on the Clematis this afternoon, which she enjoys.....not.
Yesterday I potted up about 60 Brugmansia cuttings that we took last October, and had been growing them in 7.5cm or 3 inch pots.
The problem is where to put them away from the cold, in the restricted space we have.
It will be great when  the weather warms up a bit and we can get some of the plants back outdoors.


Jasmine in the conservatory, the slightly warmer temperature has brought out the scent.


Corydalis solida 'G P Baker' 


Narcissus with no label, in the garden.


Ipheion uniflorum 


Ipheion uniflorum 'Charlotte Bishop' 


Must have been a mix of Crocus


Narcissus 'Curlew' 


Thalictrum delavayi seedlings sown from our own plant in October.