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2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 14:53

I had to venture out to our doctor's surgery today and there were several trees down in the road. I managed to get there by going a long way round on the main roads. I hope no one gets hurt or killed in these terrible conditions. I echo Marion's words, stay safe all. 

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 21/02/2017 at 12:32

Your daffodils are way ahead of mine Marion which goes to show how much warmer it is down in Bristol than here in Cheshire. Not to worry, our turn will come for us in the North! 

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 16:29

Lovely photos Marion. I have been to that Rococo garden you mentioned, very beautiful. I managed a hour in the garden today and got OH to cut all the new growth around the Bluetits nesting box. They like a clear flight path for their babies and I expect they will be house hunting soon! 

Ladybirds are waking up

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 13:45

Thank you Nut and Dove for your response. As there is no frost today I expect the little creature will survive. I identified it by its brown legs and spotty markings. I am sorry to lose the indigenous species though and it has to be said that I saw very few of those last year.

Ladybirds are waking up

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 09:17

I have spotted two ladybirds which have woken up in the house. Unfortunately one was a harlequin ladybird. I couldn't bring myself to kill it so I put it outside in the cold, which seemed cruel! What would you do?

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 14/02/2017 at 17:31

The same here weedy. I am waiting to sow my broad beans in the greenhouse and don't want them to rot before they get going. It is forcast to get warmer thankfully. 

Global warming

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 18:59

On reflexion I think that light is the biggest factor in bringing on the spring.  Winters are certainly warmer and possibly wetter than they used to be. It is a worrying thought that humans are responsible for this climate change. I wonder how this has affected wildlife such as the length of hibernation for some species?

Global warming

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 15:14

I cannot deny that global warming is happening but I do have a distinct memory of when bringing my daughter and son home from hospital newly born, the daffodils were out on 23rd March and the crocus were out on the 16th February. They are 47 and 44 years of age now. Just saying.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 07/02/2017 at 17:29

Oh Johnny that scene looks awesome. We are preparing ourselves for a spell of -2c temperatures over much of the UK so we don't know how lucky we are.I don't expect we will have more than a few flurries of snow and all around will be chaos! I expect you are used to your cold winters and have the right clothing and other preparations in place.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 06/02/2017 at 08:11

Flumpy,  I notice that you have one of those garden light things tucked in your lovely heather. I have a couple of them but they have never seemed to work, I am wondering if yours work and shine at night like they are supposed to do ? 

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