Tag Archives: Rain

Robin, I thought we were friends until …

… you ate all my fruit. OK, so the fruit is not in full production but in holding pots awaiting a proper home this autumn. So far you’ve had the Gloire de Sablon pink currants, the one ripening All Gold … Continue reading

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Feeling the lows

Feeble old continental high can’t push out the Atlantic lows, rain, gales, rain, more rain and guess what more rain = flooding. I saw the sun and a snippet of blue sky about an hour ago and now more driving … Continue reading

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Waiting for the sucker punch

Most of us wish January away as fast as possible. This January has generally been mild and wet, (very wet). Guess what? Today it’s raining again, squelch! Yesterday the sun shone, the Crocus tommasinianus opened, Iris Katherine Hodgkin flirted with the … Continue reading

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Rain stopped play in the garden (temporarily)

Some big showers moving through at the moment. Pity I didn’t get more plants in this morning. There’s more rain tomorrow so onwards in a minute. Now it’s tomorrow (Sunday) and the predicted rain is now splashes rather than downpour, … Continue reading

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Rain

Last night a tantalising shower, water trickling into the  empty water barrel making an echoey plink plash sound. This morning dark clouds and now rain, the greens of the trees  look super saturated. Mown grass has been browning off as … Continue reading

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