Category Archives: Winter

March Hare Gazes at the …erm, Snow

The original forecast for our area of merely a few lights snow showers yesterday morning seemed to change from hour to hour and resulted in periodic blustery heavy snow showers all day and a return of that bitterly cold NE … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Pot of Promises

Travelling to our NGS lunch yesterday, barely 20 miles from home, to pick up posters and publicity material for this summer’s garden openings (as well as eating our lovely lunch!), we drove down lanes with snow banked several feet high … Continue reading

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Looking for Blooms for a Monday Vase

I know they are in there somewhere… Oh good, here they are…

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End of Month View: Nobbut a Sprinkling…

Centrally placed in England as we are, weather systems heading towards us from different directions often peter out before they get here. It may be bitterly cold (minus 6°C at the moment, supposedly feeling like minus 14°) and we may … Continue reading

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Tucked Up

We have had glorious sunshine this weekend and the solar panels have generated power at their highest level so far this year; however, the panels don’t notice the temperature and it has been bitterly cold with the projected Siberian weather … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Something in the Air

It was a glorious morning yesterday, with clear blue skies, a definite feeling of warmth in the sun, and temperatures here up to at least 14°C. It was the culmination of a week of noticeable changes in the garden, of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Return of the Native

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