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in The potting shed
Raining today, oh well, can't have it all.
Stockton, for thirty seconds the sun shone, it lit up the house the garden and my face then it vanished, we are now getting quick flashes and even as I type it is creeping across the carpet and lighting up the room, will wonders never cease?
Woke up to about 1" of snow!! We had the same last week for part of 1 day - the first since before Christmas!
The sun is shining brilliantly & the snow's all melted there, but melting slowly in the shady areas. About 8c in the shed & 4c outside - I just want to get out there!!
2° degrees here at the moment in west cork,this time last year it was 20° and we were putting sun cream on our kids!!crazy!!
Sunny and warm (out of the wind). Cleared a bed on the side of house border, tidied up lots of straggly pots, checked for slugs (ugh), mulched hellebores. Notably each day, the sun is rising higher, clearing the the house roof . The back lawn has dried out over the last two days so cut edges.
Bl..dy cold. What more can I say. Done nothing except keep turning the heating up a notch.
I've had wall to wall sunshine and a tropical 5.5c but still that bitter cold Easterly, the weather men are telling me that this cold weather could last till the end of April, that will definitely put paid to the plantlet's in the GH's
Woke up to a snow covered car this morning, well not litrally. like I don't park the car in the bedroom or sleep on the pavement but there was a layering of snow on the ground outside.
Chilly and cold out but tropical in the office, this should really be on the rant thread but what is it with people who turn up the heating to full even though there's a thermostat which keeps the heating at a more comfortable level. One day someone had put the electric heater on full and left it on when they left the office. It was like stepping off a plane into the Sahara that day when you walked into the office.
Its really cold here in The Midlands.
Started off warm and sunny here.
The lawn got it's first cut and seedlings spent the day in the GH getting heat from the suns rays. By about teatime the sky had clouded over and it's gone very cold again this evening.
Yesterday glorious sunshine from dawn to dusk with a bitter cold wind.Stockton today lovely sunshine again that bitter wind, the lawn is not growing yet so still hanging back on seed sowing, no point if they have to stop in pots for weeks.
Another sunny day although there was a chill in the air.
Didn't get out in the garden apart from putting peas in the GH for the day and then bringing them indoors at tea time. Most of my daffs are now out, some for a few weeks.
The garden seems to be coming alive, All the bulbs planted out last Autumn are putting out lots of leaves, some are budding and some perennials are beginning to grow. Bellis are in flower along with primula's.
Beautiful, glorious sunshine all day but chilly.
The bed nearest the house at the back which hasn't seen the sun for months is frozen solid, but the rest of the garden which is now sunny nearly all day has lovely freeflowing soil.
I had to water some pots in the sun which were rather dry!
Found a vine weevil crawling across the hall floor . Splat!! The only good vine weevil is a dead vine weevil.
I'm having a heat wave, well 8.1c is a heat wave after the past few weeks, been lovely in the garden today with the sun, and there was some heat in it if I got out of the prevailing wind, supposed to be a bit warmer tomorrow as well but I won't hold my breath.
Glorious sunshine today in the North West. The sky clouded over a couple of times this morning and it looked like rain but has stayed dry all day.
Painted the back fence and if it stays fine tomorrow will paint the trellis, I ran out of wood preserve, so it's a trip down to B & Q first thing.
Some of my seedlings are beginning to grow true leaves although you might need a magnifying glass to see them
Beautiful day yesterday even managed to work in a t shirt, cant remember where i discarded the fleece. Today its quite bright but very cold. AGAIN
Bloody freezing. Apologies for swearing.