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Tulips in cold weather

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 17:48

Me too Clari - they don't flower till May here normally, late April if you're lucky,  then they get battered by wind and rain unless they're tucked in somewhere  

Mine are a couple of inches out the soil (in pots only) The common ones are bigger of course. They'll take any old weather and abuse!  

What plant?

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 17:44

Looks like  a rhodo to me too.

raising soil level around hedge

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 17:39

I think privet performs better in damper ground. 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 17:38

Lovely RB - once I got them up the right way....

My snowdrops are making an appearance now - some still to open - but it was so sunny at lunchtime today, I got a couple of pix 


crocus 'Snow Bunting'


 # whenever I see your smiling face... crocus 'Cream Beauty'




What is your weather like?

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 12:52

Fab Verd  


Posted: 07/03/2016 at 12:49

Happy Birthday Liri - and many more to come  






Lovely cake pic Lesley

What is your weather like?

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 12:45

Blue skies and sun here after a sharp frost over a little snow layer overnight. 

About four or five degrees just now, but it'll be down near 1 or 2 by about 4 pm I should think. Some snow tonight possibly, might miss it though. 

Pity I have to work  

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 12:42
Liriodendron wrote (see)


So - re the bus pass - I think it'll be tomorrow before I use it.  I think I'll start small, and just go to Burnley.  


You know how to live Liri...

Enjoy using it - you've earned it and the pension, after all. Have a smashing birthday too   Go easy on the candles...

Think that snow's very localised Dove. I still have some where the sun hasn't got to it.  

It might make you feel better having a bit of wintery sun doc. Hope things aren't too stressful with the neighbours today.

Failed tulips in containers

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 08:19

Oh - they like tulips Missy Krissy  

Crocus as well 

I gave up with them when I was in  a rural location 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 07/03/2016 at 08:16

I can give you these Dove....

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