It is warm and sunny and (too) dry, and it will stay that way for the coming week. That means that seed of the Winter Aconites and Bulbous Corydalis will become ripe this week. The Drooping Star-of-Bethlehem is already starting to form seed pods.
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The weather changes from sunny and warm to sunny and cold and everything in between. It is also very dry. Predicting is always difficult, but with this changing weather it doesn’t get any easier. At the moment the Wild Tulips look great in most places, hopefully that will also be the case next week. – Read More –
The Bulbous Corydalis is still in full bloom everywhere. If you wait too long to look at this species somewhere, chances are that they have already seeded and have finished flowering. These flowers are visited by different types of bumble bees, bees and butterflies.
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Around this time of the year, seven years ago, Willem and Trudy, who created Stinze Stiens, came to Stiens for the first time in their life in search of the flourishing Bulbous Corydalis at the churchyard of the St. Vitus Church in Stiens. Not only did they find this place, they also found the Doktershûs with the special garden. After the sale was closed, they never left.
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There was a lot of wind and rain last week. No attractive weather to venture out to see stinzen plants. The Squils suffered from the bad weather. There was not so much to be seen last week. But change is coming. – Read More –
At the moment we are at a temporary turning point in the growth and flowering of Stinzenplants that is accompanied by a weather change. The unusually warm weather is now alternated by somewhat more normal weather and therefore lower temperatures. – Read More –
We had some wonderful days this week and for the coming week the predictions are quite good too. The stinzenflora is now developing rapidly, but its development differs from place to place. – Read More –