Daffodils ignore Covid restrictions in Rydal

I didn’t wear a mask when I visited Rydal. From the outskirts and all the way into the village, crowds of daffodils were ignoring health orders,  putting on a gorgeous show. My heart skipped a beat. Spring is a great time of year to visit this charming little village in central western NSW. “Daffodils at…

It’s bulb planting time

If you want gorgeous spring-flowering bulbs, you have a few more weeks to prepare your garden. Four months or so from now, your winter-ravaged garden will be bursting with colour and fragrance from freesias, jonquils, ranunculus, hyacinths, gladioli. Maybe even tulips. In the dappled shade of your deciduous trees you will find grape hyacinths, cyclamen,…