Dovefromabove


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East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 11:37

Walsingham Abbey is lovely and not very far from us, but I rarely go because whenever I've been at snowdrop time the parking is abysmal - there have been occasions when we've given up and just driven to the coast rather than try to find somewhere to park. 

I could do a Saturday .......... what do people think?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 09:21

Lily P - yes the wind turbines have a mechanism for slowing them, or reducing torque in strong winds, or even stopping them all together in high winds.  Explanation here  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_turbine_design otherwise the ones off the north Norfolk coast would take off and be in outer space by now!!! 

BL enjoy your day in London! 

A REAL SCARE.......a body

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 07:53

Chortle!!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 07:11

  Chicky, where on earth is that from!  LOL

East Anglian Snowdrop Walk

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 06:31

I spoke to Wonky last night - looks as if she'll find it difficult to get a weekday off in February - she and her lovely hub may have to do their own mini-walk one weekend.

 

Iris flowering - is this a problem

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 06:24

I've seen several clumps of dwarf iris flowering in city gardens and on sheltered verges - they're quite early most years , just even more so this year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 06:20

Good morning Hazel   G'day Pat

Hazel, hope there's not too much damage and disruption up there - hang onto your hat!  Looks pretty horrid in Scotland http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-35467524

It's pretty gusty and noisy even down here in Norfolk

Keep warm, dry and safe everyone

Busy Lizzie, the restaurant was Brasserie Zedel at Piccadilly

https://www.brasseriezedel.com/brasserie-zedel

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 19:01

We had some similar to those where I used to work - the wood pigeons took the cherry-like fruit while they were still green and swelling. 

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:49

I agree with Nut - plum - one of the prunus - in flower all up Newmarket Road here in Norwich

Woodland species that can tolerate strong sunlight?

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:12
gardenning granny wrote (see)

.... The forest floor is not made of wood chippings, but from well rotted leaves.....isn't it?

Lots of well-rotted leaves, some small decomposing twigs and the remains of any rotten fallen trees which have been broken down by fungi and bacteria - I believe that the presence of the fungi and bacteria makes a large contribution to the fertility of the woodland floor.

At a push foxgloves can cope with some sunshine if their roots are happy - however I'm not sure that they will be happy in woodchip. 

 

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