Primroses were coming into bloom, but struggling to keep ahead of the slugs. Those darn critters apparently never get too cold to chew.
A garden seat in a mossy bower.
The tree trunk has a blanket of moss.
The path to the Secret Garden has a moss carpet.
Moss adorns the branches.
Hellebore flower heads are emerging. It's time to cut off the old foliage.
Tom will look at this and see things that need pruning. It's about time to start that annual process.
Winter is green here.
Buds are swelling on the red flowering currant.
An early pulmonaria.
Fat buds are emerging in the hydrangeas.
And tiny leaves on the dwarf barberry.
In the last two days the Witch Hazel has opened up.