Monthly Archives: March 2012

I just attended the opening of the exhibition “Tulppaanien lumo” which will run at the Botanical Gardens in Kaisanimemi until the 9th of April. It was wonderful, there is something magical about bulbs bursting into bloom in the spring and getting an advance view in a greenhouse, when there is still a meter of snow […]

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I visited Turku, the old capital last Saturday for a meeting and since I was there I decided to go to the gardening fair that was there as well. It used to be so that the “big” gardening fair was held in Turku and Helsinki on alternating years. These days Helsinki throws one each year […]

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Finally! Today the first snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) appeared through the snow. It was sunny earlier today and that is how the snowdrops broke through the snow. I already found them in around ten different spots in the garden. Now I’ll just have to wait for some sunlight and try and follow my own advice on […]

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There aren’t really any signs of spring here so a trip to Berlin helped. On the street crossing Schneeglöckchenstraße I saw these angels (Galanthus nivalis). Kevättä ei vielä näy täälläpäin, joten Berliinin matka helpotti hiukan kevään kaipuuta. Schneeglöckchenstraßen poikkikadulla nämä pienet enkelit (Galanthus nivalis) näyttäytivät. Det syns inte riktigt några vårtecken här ännu, men vårlängtan […]

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I’ve been very busy indoors this winter, I’ve remodeled my home quite a bit and gardening has taken a back step (well, there are meters of snow outside so it was necessary). Finally this weekend we had some lovely sunshine and the first signs of spring could be seen in my greenhouse. Viola koreana ‘Sylvetta’ […]

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