Hope your New Year has started well - certainly here at the Flower Farm in Galloway we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day. Yes, cold but as we say, 'usable'.
We spent the day improving our deer defences in part of the garden. On recent wet, windy nights we've spotted them on the wildlife camera coming in to enjoy the shelter from the high hedges around the flower growing beds.
So far no harm done but only a matter of time before they spot their favourites, my precious garden roses! Fingers crossed we can complete the new fencing before they do.
And as the New Year begins, I want to enjoy a fresh look in my vases.
Out with the Holly & Conifer (lovely though it was) & in with the first of the early spring flowers. These are the first of the Narcissus 'Paperwhite' mixed with a few twisty Willow stems on my desk today. Simple, fresh to look at & deliciously scented too - perfect to encourage me to do some work this evening!
Narcissus 'Paperwhite' are easy to grow in pots to enjoy indoors at Christmas & January. Look out for the bulbs next Autumn & give yourself a treat - they make a lovely gift for a flower lover too.
Rosie Gray of Galloway Flowers. Artisan Florist & Cut Flower Farmer near Castle Douglas, in South West Scotland. Using 100% Flowers & Foliage grown in British Isles, all year round.