I'm trying something new - using Sway to produce my diary entries. Clicking the "4 arrows" icon to view fullscreen is probably best
Gardeners are always looking for heralds of spring: Snowdrops, crocus, emerging daffodil heads or perhaps unfurling catkins. Today the heralds have been singing birds
I've been enjoying blackbird, robin, great tit and especially song thrush
Here is his song (with a blackbird joining in the background
Both prefer a sunny spot, although in this site they are shaded in the morning. Both will love some moisture in summer, but will perform in drier soils. The helianthus prefers reasonable drainage in winter
This is mid to back of border combination.
First part of a series written by bees in our garden on their favourite flowers. written using a new tool by Microsoft called Sway: https://sway.com/iQUcMXMFtei49Xid