Weather: At last, the frosts have ended and the air has warmed up, even if there are plenty of showers about
Judith Ladley kicks off this week, with some of her favourite regulars
For Sue Gray, the mood is blue
And here’s Maggie Sugden – one of the most regular contributors to Gallery ’21
Ruth Baumberg offers the first Peony of the season and another Dodecatheon. If you are wondering about that name, by the way, it means ’12 gods’ and refers to the 12 principal Greek Gods who lived together on Mt Olympus. Pliny the Elder was the first to use the name for a plant, but he applied it to a Primula.