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Highland Jeannie

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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 16:57

-5c in the shed first thing, spent most of the day in town, 10.5c mid afternoon.  Driving home it was rather hazy to N & W. Still sunny now though, but getting noticeably breezy.

It Is Not Spring Yet !!!

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 21:52


Posted: 26/02/2013 at 16:40

Grew some in a large tub a few years ago; after a couple of years they slowly "disappeared" - I thought it was the cold, maybe I inadvertantly let them dry out!

I planted some in the ground last year (at the right time), some spikes came out very well, but late & by the time nearly half of them tried to flower it was too late & after an early hard frost no more flowers. I lifted them 'cos I thought I should up here; bunged them in newspaper in a box in the garage - barely above freezing.  Looked at them yesterday expecting a slimy mush & they look very happy .  I cut off their stems & put them into paper bags, maybe I should plant them as early as possible as they seem much hardier than I thought. Maybe into pots soon. 


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 26/02/2013 at 16:24

Got your sun at last then bunny??

Very frosty again last night, so lovely blue skies all day.  Just got back from wandering amongst the snowdrops & winter aconites on the Black Isle (not black;not an island)  Temp on car showed 6-8c & being well wrapped up it was glorious!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 13:48

Minus several again last night & blue blue skies, so fairly cold but lovely in the sun.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 20:15

About 4c here today & rather cloudy.

Took a hand fork into the back (N facing) garden & had a prod in different areas to see how frozen it was.

About a quarter of the garden is frozen hard on the surface; a half is soft for about the top inch then frozen solid below & the quarter where the sun now reaches   is lovely & soft .

PS. Still no snow (yet!......)

It Is Not Spring Yet !!!

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 11:03
Sam Glendinning wrote (see)
Just started in scotland

Not up here yet (still...)

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 09:15

-5 in the shed, frosty!  Luvverly sunshine tho' 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 17:45

Woke up to find everywhere covered in what looked like icing sugar!  Think it was extremely thin layer of snow, the beautiful sunshine soon melted the front but the back garden, in shade, didn't melt until mid afternoon.  Bit misty early on too.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 09:58

Got your sun at last then bunny??

-5c in the shed at 8.30, just going out now (OH & his newspaper bah! )

Blue blue sky .

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