A few weeks ago we planted some teensy winter-flowering shrubs near the grave of James McNab, as part of our “botanical” theme. He was an eminent personage at the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh “across the road” and, amongst other achievements, he had designed the former Winter Garden there. We weren’t expecting any action from those plants for a while, but this one just couldn’t wait! In flower already.

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