After not one but two rounds of bluebell planting in the meadow this spring, Hackney's very own bluebell wood is beginning to take shape.
Sadly, the already-sprouting bulbs we planted in March haven't done too well. Most likely because of the incredibly dry weather in April. They just couldn't cope!
There were a few survivors though, so they'll spread out next year. And the bulbs we planted in autumn fared really well. Here's are some pics of this year's crop:
Penny's bluebell planting also made it into the Hackney Gazette. If you want to revel in the meadow's 15 minutes of Gazette fame, take a look at a of the article below.