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this last winter which has been milder here in Somerset. My book says Ceanothus needs shelter from harsh winds and severe frosts so I think mine needs a new home.
I was starting to wonder if we would get a frost this October. The weather’s been so meek and mild of late, with winter looking a far way off. Global warming, I thought, has led to unseasonally balmy weather on the hillsides of Bath.But now we
Just a warning- the weather forecast for the next few days is that it is going to get noticeably colder, dry by day with frost in some areas. So if you live in a frost prone spot it might be worth protecting any tender plants, and delay planting any
What a start to the year it's been, with sub-zero temperatures pushing up heating bills that many are already struggling to pay. But some good must have come out of this cold weather, surely? Frost turns pavements and roads into lethal ice rinks
The early bird... gets very cold trying to photograph flowers in the frost. The weather this past week has been chilly in my neck of the woods, but frost brings its own beauty to our gardens. Frost is an ephemeral beauty that melts with the rising
tomorrow onwards it is a few degrees warmer - I'd hate myself if I tok a chance and woke up in the morning to see a ground frost. Might be forcast for -3'c or below here but there will be no frost as it'll be peeing it doon. oooo nooooo! My poor petunias
Hi all With this changeable weather I often watch the TV weather forecasets to see what will happen to the temperatures over night. However, its actually quite rare for the bulletin to actually warn of ground frost. Does anyone know of any
We had our first frost the other night. The next morning we were out at 6am, clearing the car windscreen. The temperature rises during the day, but plummets mid-afternoon.I wish I had popped the osteospermum that sits on my front door step
Today we got our first proper frost. The roofs of the buildings are dusted with white, the grass is crispy underfoot and the seedheads are glittering with ice - at least they are when the sun breaks through the lowering cloud. All very lovely
A small, low-lying area, where late and early frosts are more likely, increasing the risk to tender plants.