The English Garden

Snowdrop Fever

In late January and February, nothing lifts a gardener’s spirits in quite the same way as the annual appearance of snowdrops, so it’s no wonder that they inspire a host of festivals and garden openings, or that rarer snowdrop varieties have become an object of desire for collectors. Whether you’re in the market for a connoisseur bulb to cosset, or simply enjoy a reviving walk on a chilly day that takes in an impressive display, here’s our guide to all things galanthus.

See snowdrops in profusion

Knock your snowdrop socks off with the great swathes of naturalised snowdrops on display at larger gardens such as in Berkshire. Here, sheets of shimmer in the

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