Last autumn I had an unfeasibly large quantity of daffodils to plant. MsV (my lovely colleague) and I spent the large part of a week planting them. They’re flowering now – hurrah!
Comfrey’s pretty, the bees love it and it’s a useful herb and makes a high nitrogen addition to the compost heap. If you’ve never grown it, or more importantly never tried to remove it, you might reasonably ask why it’s The Bad this month. All along the back of my new border there was comfrey and thanks to the nature of comfrey, there is still comfrey. I dug it all out this week for the second time and I’m aware there will be a third, fourth and more than likely, fifth time too. It’s a bugger to get rid of and I want to get rid of it.
Lathyrus vernus is one of my favourite Spring plants. Here’s a happy bumble bee who agrees: