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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by kata » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:53 pm

No damage to the rose tree or the Pine,

Even the old Acer has coped very well.... Cordy hows your fence is it still up, also how did the poly tunnel cope... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sorry to hear your news on the plants Rob!

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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:54 pm

For anybody who's scared of this wind, just imagine how those poor little spiders must be feeling.

And for anybody scared of spiders, they can now fly.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:19 pm

Dave Brown wrote:Sorry to hear about your poly and ferns Rob. Is the poly salvageable ? or has it buckled and ripped ?
I think the cover survived, the poly house lifted and then the cover came right off. When the poly house was lifted up and moved across the garden it pushed all the tree ferns over that was inside it. I have been outside and pulled in as many of the tree ferns as possible in to the house out if the worst of the storm. It was sad to watch my new 3ft Medullaris literally get tumbled across the garden, I could not go out and save it, at the same time about 30+ tiles came flying of the neighbours roofs.
Fence panels have been blown down. Guttering torn off walls, ridge tiles flying off the roof and trees falling down all within a stones threw.
And a gate blown off.
It really as damaged my street and garden.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:22 pm

Kristen wrote:Sorry about your plants Fern Rob.

I hate winds of tree-damaging strength ... undos many hours of hard work, and steals precious years of growing time, in a trice.
The Dicksonia antarctica that blew over I managed to re plant. It's the Cyatheas that took the battering.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by stephenprudence » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:22 pm

Serious damage along the sea fronts on Wirral today, West Kirby was worst hit, with walls being toppled, cars being written off, metal rain guards being snapped in two, houses completely flooded, people windows and doors smashed through, and an entire garden destroyed as the soil was excavated as well as very severe damage to a sailing club.. never seen anything like it. On the otherside New Brighton seafront was flooded, with a car being tossed into the marine lake.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by jungle jas » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:37 pm

stephenprudence wrote: On the otherside New Brighton seafront was flooded, with a car being tossed into the marine lake.
I thought it was the drunks that did that on Friday and Saturday night. :oops: Sorry. :roll:
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by greyhound » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:37 pm

It was real windy here this afternoon but no damage sounds like it was much worse around the coastal areas and over towards the east I think we had it easy here in comparison

Sorry to read about your tree ferns Rob sounds like you has a real battering in Sheffield :ahhh!:
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:21 pm

The wind is rising again.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:38 pm

Highest winds in S Yorkshire was 84mph.
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by Mowgley » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:51 pm

fern Rob wrote:Highest winds in S Yorkshire was 84mph.

I bet it was not far off that here to rob.
5 fence panels gone. GH about 4 panes gone.
Trachycarpus in the front took a battering but wrapped it up last night.
Not sure about rest of the garden as it was too dark to see.
I've a day off tomorrow gues what I'll be doing?.


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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:57 pm

Ditto
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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by billdango » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:15 pm

Not much wind in Southampton yet and hardly any rain so far but It might get worse later. :(

I think the strongest wind so far has only been about force 3 which is just making little waves on Southampton water. :D

We may miss this storm but the St denys Phoenix canariensis_CIDP is tied up and so is my Syagrus palm in my side entrance. :D

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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by cordyman » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:31 pm

Rob we need pics of all this carnage! :shock: :shock: :shock:


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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by Clive60 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:45 pm

Missed it all down here although a bit windy at times. I feel for you if you have suffered damage, some exotics are slow growers and have had a lot of care and time given to them, it's soul destroying to see them trashed.


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Re: storm warning north sea

Post by fern Rob » Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:56 pm

cordyman wrote:Rob we need pics of all this carnage! :shock: :shock: :shock:
Pics of the garden will be taken tomorrow. I have already re- planted the Dicksonia antarctica .
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