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in The potting shed
Raining here, but good for the garden and brings the Blackbirds out to play
Don't know what's happening with my photos again but I called Bob (pictured - and see yesterday's 20:19 post) back for another photo shoot.
it is hammering it down here today.. started later than the billed 5am.. coming in at 8amish.. no wind not a breath of it today.. and we had such a good weekend very hot and sunny and blue skies all three days.. not a cloud in the sky.. then this..
that said.. it is very good to ahve the rain wintersong..as my water butts were empty fo the second time this year.. all bar one which was down to the last few water cans full,
Wet Wet and Wet. My waterbutts were on the way to empty so now they are full again. Think the rain is with us for the week
Heavy showers of rain with occasional brighter spells,glad I managed to plant most things out over the weekend,which was warm and sunny for all three days.
Bob is sweet, Birdy. I clicked on the pic and got a good close up.
It's rained all day here. It was raining at 7am and still raining when I got in from work at 6pm.
Stuff hardened off outside has been brought back in as their trays are getting water logged. Can't complain, at least the ground has got a much needed soak, and mooli growing in a rasied bed, is loving this weather...makes a mental note to thin it out tomorrow if the rain stops...
Blue skies in Devon!! :O
Shame I'm in the office!
Rain here too - it always was a bit risky voicing our enjoyment - of the sunshine (I'm keeping my voice down!!!)
Raining in kent
Raining again in WManchester. Started mid afternoon.
It did start dry, but dull, so a group of us had a good walk along the nearby canal & in the local woods without getting wet.
Have lived here & nearby for over 30yrs & today was a first for me. More to explore soon. J.
Rain here for most of the day but it was fine when I got home so tied in some plants which had gone a little droopy and I've put twine around the spuds to stop them flopping over. Spuds are looking good, planted out the last lot at the weekend.
Walked right past the mooli and not thinned it out.
All told perhaps it's not going to be a such a bad season for veg, everything's picked up after two days of rain.
Sorry , it's been glorious sunshine all day. Shorts & sun top (back now a bit pink...)
Am now worried that my anti vine weevil nematodes have dried up, I watered them in well last Wednesday & have been away since & it's been dry. Oh well, fingers crossed!!
Been cold here today - has looked quite nice until you're outside the door, then the wind chill hits you.
Outdoor thermometer (on west facing window) says 18°C at present. Strangely, yesterday was about 26-28°C here, but later , weather programme reported the SE as being quite cold - yet I was in shirtsleeves mowing the lawn. Scorching hot at times!
Shorts and t-shirt weather here, a few clouds in the sky but mainly sunny and hot.
Pea's and beans were finally planted out and the mooli was thinned.
Framed netting seemed like a good idea at the time and I'm sure I'll be glad it's there when butterflies eventually surface but it wasn't the easiest of tasks propping the frames up to hoe and pick veg.
I feel a baking day coming on tomorrow Frank. I've loads of rubarb and the gooseberry bush is ready for it's first pickings.
Zoomer44 - (... carefully ignoring references to better weather than we had here! ) ... I'm interested to hear your gooseberries are ready for picking. Is that early, or are mine just a bit late? They are in partial shade of a slightly wayward Victoria plum tree - perhaps that's why they're a bit small to pick yet?
... or have you been feeding them? It took me years to realise that plants need food just like we do! (hangs head..!)
Ah! Sun's out again. Must prune that wayward Plum tree - have been waiting for this moment for months.
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