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rachelbrooks

A garden is a love song...a duet between a human being and Mother Nature 🎶👩🏻‍🌾🥀

Fritillaria meleagris

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2019
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rachelbrooks

Ooh just found a White Snake 🐍 they look different from how I remember them in the 80s 🎸 (and I even had matching hair! ) have a rocking evening flowers 🌸 #snakesheadfritillary

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scaryskates

I watched David Coverdale on jonesy's jukebox recently 👍 I've just been t'shop but I forgot something, never mind "here i go again" 🚶‍♂️

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rachelbrooks

Ooh I’ll have a watch 👍🏼 is the shop a Long Way from Home? Just take a Slow an’ Easy stroll there...😉 @scaryskates

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lexijane

Here I go again on my own 😏😉

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Froggy45

Got one of these this year, as a present, beautiful. Couple of white flowers too! Reverting?

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rachelbrooks

Well Trouble is your Middle Name doll 😉😘 @lexijane

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Jasonsparkes1

Whitesnake...now you're talkin 🎵🎶🎵

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rachelbrooks

They’re gorgeous little flowers Dermot. Lovely and old fashioned. I don’t know if this is one that has reverted, I always thought that was the case, but they do come in white 🙂 @Froggy45

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rachelbrooks

I always knew you were one of those Bad Boys Jase! 😉 @Jasonsparkes1

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Froggy45

I have both colours on the same plant!

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rachelbrooks

Bonus Dermot! 👍🏼 @Froggy45

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Jasonsparkes1

Bad boys 😁 I remember big hair, make-up and heels 😂😂

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2019
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rachelbrooks

Lovely to get home from work while it’s still just about light, even better when I find my first little snake head 🐍 Have a fab evening flowers 🌸

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bigemrg

I'm seeing these pop up all over the place at the moment! Great aren't they? 😀

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rachelbrooks

Love ‘em Ian, always remind me of illustrations in a book I had as a child. I haven’t many coming up, but happy that I’ve a few at least! @bigemrg

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  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2018
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rachelbrooks

The little ones are nearly there! They always remind me of Chocolate Limes at this stage! #bulbs #snakesheadfritillary

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jadojado29

Chocolate Limes I Love them 😍 not like they use to be though years ago, that’s making me sound old 😂 your snakeshead Fritillary does look like them 👍😍😘

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awomanonabike

Me too! They are so pretty as they start to colour, mine are just beginning to think about it 🤔 and no, furkling won’t help 😜

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carolgs

Ooo chocolate limes... The markings always amaze me

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rachelbrooks

Well I’m glad you can all see it girls! Nice to know I’m not the only loony! 😜 and no Suz...they’re not! Well Jacqueline I have been firkling as it happens..! Me too Carol! Love the chequerboard pattern @jadojado29 @awomanonabike @carolgs

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lovemygarden65

Think I’ll have to get some chocolate limes for next year Rachel 😂💚

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cotehow

Oooh, one of my favourites. Can’t beat a bit of Fritillary 😀👏🥀

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juliesgarden

My favourite chocolate limes 😋😋, fritillary not bad either 😉🤣

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susanhumphrey333

Love them both 🍫 🌱😍

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rachelbrooks

Oh I think you should Marilyn...they’re such sweeties! 🙈😉 @lovemygarden65

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rachelbrooks

Such a beautifully, old fashioned flower Steve 👍🏼 @cotehow

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rachelbrooks

The flower’s not as bad for your teef though! 😬😂 @juliesgarden

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2018
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rachelbrooks

Don’t worry ‘bout a thing, ‘cause every little thing’s gonna be alright 🎶 even the fritillaries are joining in through the snow #mondaymotivation #threelittlebirds #springisnigh

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juliesgarden

Needs to get a shufty on then lol 😝, morning Rachel 🙋‍♀️😘

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clipperty

Pretty little things...the eucomis you gave me is showing itself now too 😃 x x

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rachelbrooks

Not half!! Morning lovely 😘 @juliesgarden

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rachelbrooks

Ooh fab Claude! Is it in a pot? Didn’t notice anything on mine the other day. I’ll have to have another peek! @clipperty

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kimguy

Hello little ones!😎💜 @rachelbrooks

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columbiariver

Going to be gorgeous

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clipperty

Yes it’s in a long Tom pot 👍🏻 x. X

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rachelbrooks

They’re trying ever so hard ladies! @kimguy @columbiariver

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rachelbrooks

Checked mine yesterday Claude, but it was still under snow! 🙄 I’ll have another look today @clipperty

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rachelbrooks

Glowing in the little bit of sunshine that they get ☀️💜

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dada1

Great photo using the sun to highlight the heads

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jso11

Lovely! 😍

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rachelbrooks

They only get about 20 minutes in the morning and again at lunchtime Keith so I have to be quick! 👍🏼 @dada1

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Jordi 😊 @jso11

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hobnob

Lovely

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rachelbrooks

Now see I said to Jason @Jasonsparkes1 that I thought they're intoxicating...I think you've got the nail on the head there Deborah with captivating! I think that's what I meant!! 👍🏼😉 @latebloomer

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Jo 😊@hobnob

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greenfinger14

Love em 😍 and especially the white one ☝️

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rachelbrooks

🙈😂😂 Deborah! @latebloomer

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rachelbrooks

It's a bit special amongst the others isn't it Mel?! 👍🏼💚 @greenfinger14

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Jasonsparkes1

I prefer that they make you stagger round drunk 😂

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rachelbrooks

My first white Fritillary...and a little visitor

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rachelbrooks

Except the writing has cut him out almost..! 😬

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daisy-jane

Beautiful pic Rachel and i can spot your little visitor I've got quite a few of his friends on my rose's 😁👍

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Chester14

Snakes head fritillary are a great plant and multiply quickly @rachelbrooks

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ukjohnny

..top shot

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linfoster

👏🏻👏🏻😀

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7walnutclose

Gorgeous and slightly jealous of the white one 😉

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jacq1075

Great pic! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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columbiariver

Very pretty!

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Jane 💚 yes on mine too and noticed this afternoon my snowball bush is covered in blackfly! 😱 so everything's had a good spray! 👍🏼 @daisy-jane

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Deborah - it's a shame the flowers bend over so you can't see them more readily. I agree, they're rather lovely 👌🏼💚 @latebloomer

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rachelbrooks

They're such a lovely, old fashioned flower I think Sam and Carole. This is the first year I've grown them, pleased to hear I should have more next year then! 👍🏼👏🏼 hope you had a lovely lunch 😊 @Chester14

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rachelbrooks

Ooh hello! Look what I found hiding in the chimney planter 👏🏼🐍

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Jasonsparkes1

Nice to find 💚

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rachelbrooks

How funny is that Jayne?! 🙄😂 @jaynehynesburton

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rachelbrooks

Oh yes Jason! 👍🏼👍🏼 @Jasonsparkes1

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jaynehynesburton

They must of heard you 😂

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angiecrazycatlady

Mine are hiding so well I can't find them anywhere 😂

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susanhumphrey333

I can't find any either, but that's cause I don't have any 😊

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7walnutclose

They will be lovely Rachel ☺

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jadojado29

Well hello nice of you to make an appearance 😉 nice little surprise for you Rachel @rachelbrooks love finding surprises in the garden 😘

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titchyfra

Fab find! Mine are a bit behind just can't get them to regrow the following year 🙄

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rachelbrooks

They must Jayne! 🙈 @jaynehynesburton

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