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What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/07/2017 at 07:06

We are here in Worcestshire for a few days visiting our son and his wife and so far we have been very lucky with the weather. Light cloud and some sun which is fine for our visits to gardens.

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What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 10/07/2017 at 20:34

It's been raining gently here on and off all day, just right for the garden. We also have lower temperatures here. It is still very humid though which isn't very comfortable. Tomorrow's outlook is for more rain.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 22:51

Busy-Lizzie, I would have to have air conditioning in the bedroom if our temperatures were that high! It is forecast to get a bit cooler next week and perhaps a little rain. The storms that were promised didn't materialise. It sounds as if the heat we have had came across from you on the continent. 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 09/07/2017 at 16:20

Well Dacalover here in the UK it is much hotter than that and I guess some people might even envy you. The nights are about16c which makes a good night's sleep difficult. The countryside around you looks lush and I expect you have had more rain than us here. My garden is sandy and therefore very dry and my plants are really struggling. The upside is so are the weeds, more watering and less

Weeding to be done!

Hardly any insects in my garden

Posted: 07/07/2017 at 09:25

I have a bug hotel in my Rowan tree and grow most of the plants mentioned plus loads of poppies

which are usually popular with hover flies and bees. The only positive 

thing I can think of to say is that my three apple trees are loaded with fruit so there must be some 

insects about to have pollinated the flowers. The idea of contacting bee keepers is a good thing to do 

and I will do something about that. 

Hardly any insects in my garden

Posted: 07/07/2017 at 07:38

I am worried about the lack of insects in my garden. I have four lavender plants in flower and have only seen two bees on them when years back they would have been alive with buzzing noises. I live near agricultural land and I am wondering if they have been heavily sprayed. I don't use any harmful sprays and try to garden organically. 😒

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 03/07/2017 at 09:06

Lovely sunny weather here in Cheshire. The weekend was lovely too . Outdoor church service and a 

walk along the canal followed by a drink at a nearby pub was greatly enhanced by the weather.Must

start the watering again though!   Wimbledon to look forward to next week.😊

Goldfish disappearing

Posted: 30/06/2017 at 16:55

Thank you all for your feedback. I once had five goldfish swimming around and now have one. One fish got stuck behind a plant and was not noticed until it was too late. Another one died I think because of fluctuating temperatures and I think the other two went to feed the heron. I spotted him when making an early cup of tea! The remaining sheubunkin is probably lonely but he does have many frogs to keep  him company!. I really don't feel like getting any more and look forward to seeing pond skaters  and the like again.

Goldfish disappearing

Posted: 30/06/2017 at 07:11

I now have one goldfish left in my pond and I suspect the heron took the last one. I leave a small area of the pond unnetted so that wildlife can access the water. Unfortunately the fish always seem to prefer this place to sleep and seem to dislike being under the net. If this last one goes I will keep my pond just for wild life.😒

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 29/06/2017 at 21:04

Well you never can be sure what the weather will be like from day to day. Even the forecasters don't always get it right. We UK residents have to be quite stoic and venture out with Mac, umbrella and

cardigan at the ready! Sometimes a pair of shorts can be handy too in 'summer' 😊

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