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in The potting shed
Everybody had a busy w/end outside then?
Saturday was working in t-shirt weather, even in the NWest! Yesterday was duller & cooler, but no real rain until late on.
Today has been quite dull & cool with yet again another stiff breeze out there. Drizzling now. Washing dried ok though. J.
Changeable weather, windy at first, cool-ish, dull to beguinia with, and then the wind dropped suddenly. Up in the greenhouse, throwing out trays of 'seed compost' which got overwatered, and the seeds rebelled, uppped and dies in the swamp conidtions. One miserable sweat pea, and it looks MIZZ !
Drying out the swamp under cover, outside the green house, and having a very mery drink under cover with the missus, laughing wor fool heeds orft.
Love gardening, me !
Stockton dull mixed cloud with a couple of brief rays of sunshine. Yesterday did not get into double figures a cold wind, today it may just creep into double.Peat I love gardening too although I garden to the weather so no seed set yet as we are told we get frost back at the weekend. At times we have to be very patient.
There is always something, walking past a window I saw a flash of golden yellow so checked. The Forsythia is fully blooming and the sun was shining on it, yes the sun did arrive.The bush hides next doors garage although slightly out of the sight line from the window, it certainly cheered me up.
Hi Frank, Alnwick dull, chilly, windy, uninspiring and not a good day to sow parsnips, beetroot of any fine seeds ! They'd be broadcast immediately !
Frogspawn is bubbling away in t'pond, birds shredding the hanging baskets for nesting material, and I am in the hoose, packing ceramic figures for sending out tomorrow.
It's good to be indoors, I tremble to say.
Peat. I think the weather front is hovering just above us and Alnwick will be right under it, you could move.Went out feeling sunny came back with a cloud over me, Satander, no longer one of my banks fought tooth and nail to keep me from closing down, I won.My lodger the little dog from next door is flat out in a sunbeam shining on the carpet, no wonder he never wants to go home when they come from work.
Sun sun and more sun. Have been to allotment this morning and even put sun cream on my face. !st time this year.
Sun and cloud in Dordogne 18°.
Sun first thing today. Clouded over by early afternoon for the rest of the day. Warm though, much less wind & from a better direction.
Spent a good day doing all sorts outside. We still need more rain though as ground still very dry in places. J.
north manchester bright day, warm .could get a light frost tonight . got tubs ready and a tidy .then to work , lots to do happy st georges day
Kent was a beautiful gorgeous spring day, warm winds and hot sun all afternoon. Got stonking loads done since I'm work next five days and took delivery of breeze-blocks, bark chippings and gravel for retaining wall and mulching.
Blackbirds nesting same as last year, robins underneath them, blue-tits somewhere tho I haven't yet discovered where, loads of bees buzzing around and a tom cat who looks at me as though I'm on his turf !
All I need now is a hedgehog or some toads and I'd be all set for a slug free summer
P.S and the best news of all, I just got an allotment that I'm going to be sharing with me dad. I'm so happy.
Stockton, started cloudy in fact went quite dark I thought we would get a storm now the sun is shining, part cloud part clear.Wintersong, good luck with the allotment, still time to get a crop in Autumn and plenty of salad.
WManchester- dull most of the day, actually brighter now. Got to 15-16C this afternoon.
Both coldframes now open all day & 'just' overnight. That looks as if it'll all change for this w/end. J.
Had a mist here all day- would have been nice just a little inland, we often seem to get mist which hangs around all day.
Stockton dull wet and warm.
A typical April day here. Brilliant sunshine one minute, chucking it down the next.....
Shall I risk the washing again? Am off down to greenhouse to continue with 'jobs'. Probably end up with 'muddy' handprints all over stuff as I have to dash to get it back inside. J.
Cloud, rain with the odd dash of sunshine!
Frost tomorrow night in my area. Well, forecast is temperatures down to 2C and as we are in an exposed area that means a good chance the flowers on my dwarf plum and Bramley will get nipped, so out with the fleece.
When i did this last year my new neighbours had a shock when they looked out of their bedroom window late evening after dark and saw what looked several white ghostly figures floating gently in a light breeze!
Hail ,rain and sunshine and its cool at this time and a over night frost .its time to get the fleece out agian , or put what i can in the cold frame if there room.