Love this winter ! sorry, I mean hate

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Love this winter ! sorry, I mean hate

Post by eddie » Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:44 pm

Had a look around the garden today and noticed things coming to life already! The passiflora is flowering, daffodils are coming up, magnolia is starting, what a great winter 'till now !

Fingers crossed the weather stays like this
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Deedee » Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:00 pm

eddie wrote:Had a look around the garden today and noticed things coming to life already! The passiflora is flowering, daffodils are coming up, magnolia is starting, what a great winter 'till now !

Fingers crossed the weather stays like this
Me too eddie, checked the plum and apple trees yesterday and there budding up nicely. I took cuttings from my Persicaria (red dragon) a few days ago as it hasn't died back! I also noticed an arum Lily is still in leaf :shock: and all the daffs are up, not in flower yet tho. Great winter so far 8)


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Re: Love this winter !

Post by kata » Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:29 pm

Hold that thought

Cold spell has been predicted icon_aaargh icon_aaargh

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Re: Love this winter !

Post by sanatic1234 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm

I went to pull up my clemetis that i got last year that isn't mean to be hardy, when i checked it there was no brown at all it is fully green and looking very healthy to. No mulch or anything i am well impressed. :D
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:19 am

Got snow drops up here already!!
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by bobbyd44 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:15 pm

got a feeling we might get hit in feb with some bad weather.. so not counting my chickens just yet. but uptoo now its been good winter for the garden
nice one, cheers,ta!!
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by cordyman » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:25 pm

its felt like a damp spring here as of late.

bulbs coming up in the garden too


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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Exotic Life » Mon Jan 09, 2012 12:39 pm

Same here. Besides the flowering stuff, I do have a very small "Maurelli" outside surround by some other plants and does look perfect.

Well the cards shown some signs for a possible change with some colder options. It's getting cooler with maybe a possible light frost because no wind and a clear air. For a good real frost period, is much more needed before that would be hitting us. Those cards are also far away with mean it can changes lots of times. If the 14 days forecast at this moment would be true then I don't should have any frost here. We will see...


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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Darlo Mark » Mon Jan 09, 2012 9:21 pm

Yep snow drops up around here (people down south thinking so what!) but they usually make an appearence in February! Daffs are about 2-3 inches high which I have never seen for a long time!
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by eddie » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:34 pm

kata wrote:Hold that thought

Cold spell has been predicted icon_aaargh icon_aaargh
Wait, hope and see :D

Only feb '56 was a real horror, chances are getting better every day 8)
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by eddie » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:39 pm

kata wrote:Hold that thought

Cold spell has been predicted icon_aaargh icon_aaargh
Wait, hope and see :D

Only feb '56 was a real horror, chances are getting better every day 8)
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:51 pm

I have a HORRIBLE feeling that this is the calm before a winter snowstorm. Some weather models predicting a terribly cold easterly on its way BEFORE Feb icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by billdango » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:57 pm

Tom2006 wrote:I have a HORRIBLE feeling that this is the calm before a winter snowstorm. Some weather models predicting a terribly cold easterly on its way BEFORE Feb icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown icon_thumbdown
Good thinking tom?

A message to all forum members is don't get complacent as there is plenty of time for the dreaded big freeze.

So always be prepared and keep those hot water bottles ready.

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Re: Love this winter !

Post by Tom2006 » Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:26 am

I hope they are wrong, as I would like nothing more than to have one of the mildest winters after one of the coldest. Got everything crossed. icon_thumleft
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Re: Love this winter !

Post by kata » Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:52 am

Good luck everyone,

I spose it could snow at any time in the year really.

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