Signs of Spring

It may be decidedly chilly, the skies may be grey, clouds are racing across the sky, the breeze is stiff, we are still semi hibernating the lawnseed has not taken and the fire is lit but the garden at Bellaugello Gay Guest House is slowly revealing the first signs of spring.
The apricot blossom opened for the first time today

And dainty violets and primulas peek cheekily from the chilly soil


And joy of joys the tulips a gift from great friends in Holland are finally thrusting upward