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Many of the plants in the flower borders seem to have been completely disorientated by the cold, wet Spring. Several that should be in full bloom – for instance, roses and poppies – are still in bud, or are only just coming into flower. Nevertheless, there are some attractive pockets of colour, as the following selection confirm:
I came across this small cushion of flowering moss whilst tidying up the flower border. It was perched in isolation on the stump of an old laburnum blown down during a gale a few years ago. In size, the entire plant would comfortably sit in the palm of a hand, but its delicate details were perfectly formed – a miniature, magical grove.