I am on my way to give an exam, so I’ll just post a few pictures of the garden and write more later. The anemone sylvestris is blooming beautifully right now.
Also in full bloom is the tallish primrose whose name I can’t remember. North Hill strain, maybe? I saw my first hummingbird moth of the season in the primrose patch, but it had zoomed away before my camera and I arrived.
Here is a close-up:
Peonies are budded!
And so are the orange poppies:
And the lily-of-the-valley are budded and unfurling:
And here is Mr Fluff taking a nap in the Myosotis sylvatica Forget-me-nots, with our blue ball, one of our garden’s few decorations: