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Looking Forward

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:17 pm

A much healthier View for next week here:

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If the trend of being around 4c warmer in my garden than forecast I'll have everything in bud by the end of next week.

Here's hoping we get an early and unusually warm spring in 2012.

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Re: Looking Forward

Post by stephenprudence » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:26 pm

indeed, I cant see anymore severe frosts from now on.. maybe the odd -2C or -3C, but nothing major... and breathe out.
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by GoggleboxUK » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:30 pm

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Re: Looking Forward

Post by stephenprudence » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:32 pm

:D :D :D icon_thumleft icon_cheers
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USDA equivalent average temperature zone: 9a/RHS zone 3
AHS Heat Zone: 1
Last 5 winter minimums:
2007: -0.1C, 2008: -4.2C, 2009: -5.7C, 2010: -10.5 (record), 2011: -4.9C, 2012: -5.3, 2013: -4.5C (so far)


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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Mr List » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:37 pm

phew, sweet
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by redsquirrel » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:38 pm

how about a sweepstake on the first spearpull?
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by stephenprudence » Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:44 pm

this is a positive thread.. no spear pulls.. none.. icon_cheers :wink:
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AHS Heat Zone: 1
Last 5 winter minimums:
2007: -0.1C, 2008: -4.2C, 2009: -5.7C, 2010: -10.5 (record), 2011: -4.9C, 2012: -5.3, 2013: -4.5C (so far)


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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Andy P » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:01 am

Very much doubt any spear pulls on the North Wales coast. icon_cheers
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:12 am

In may 10 we had -6c here. Destroyed all my new Dicksonia antarctica fronds so I would not rule out more low temps. Looking good everywhere all week though and I think any chance of deep cold has all but gone now.
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by redsquirrel » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:21 am

well Tom, i was only thinking last week that we had got off lightly here as the Dicksonia antarctica's were still green but today they are looking very brownish. still not as bad as last year tho when they appeared to fry overnight. the futures bright,the futures orange (well,dark orange,brown even) :lol:
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Deedee » Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:37 am

icon_sunny icon_sunny icon_sunny Bring it on :mrgreen:


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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Nigel » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:00 am

stephenprudence wrote:indeed, I cant see anymore severe frosts from now on.. maybe the odd -2C or -3C, but nothing major... and breathe out.
Indeed logic and the charts currently say so, but the russian bear hasnt completely retreated and high pressure continues to form in places it shouldnt so the charts dont look completely reassuring for me ,although given the time of year the chance of killer cold reappearing diminishes each day that passes.
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:07 am

redsquirrel wrote:well Tom, i was only thinking last week that we had got off lightly here as the Dicksonia antarctica's were still green but today they are looking very brownish. still not as bad as last year tho when they appeared to fry overnight. the futures bright,the futures orange (well,dark orange,brown even) :lol:
Some of the fronds on mine have browned even though they have been in a cool but heated poly house. I can't wait to see them send up the first flush, always a wonderful sight. icon_cheers
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by redsquirrel » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:48 am

fingers crossed they will be early this year,i had knuckles developing in november/december,hope the fleece has saved them icon_thumleft
musnt forget we were blessed with that spell of non-killer weather up til new year icon_thumleft
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Re: Looking Forward

Post by Tom2006 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:17 am

I be honest I don't want them too early as they are a real pain to protect from late frosts.
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