I have made another resolution this year - not to waste viewers' time with unwanted long downloads -so to see full size pictures please click on the thumbnails.

eucalyptus tree
The eucalyptus

 heather    primrose   snowdrops    winter jasmine   primulas in outdoor container

However not only flowers add to the scene. the hazel is beginning to rival that long time star of January Garrya Elliptica

hazel catkins       garrya elliptica

Kelsae onions not sown until Jan 10th this year
Aquadulce Broad beans - a few sownindoors on 28th the rest I am leaving until February.
The weather has been garden-hostile. Cold at first then dark, foggy, wet, and very windy.