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With all this snow
Sun 6-May-12
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mutley
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Lol . But seriusley i have brought my plants in i had to dig the peas, the sugar beet and even the bule bells came in as they shere the same pot with the mint and it dose look good anyway i belive it going to be a very cold month so im not going to risk loosing my plants, it will be a lot of work taking them in and out twice a day but i hope it will be worth it i_am_hungry all in all 13 pots in and two over 25kg if that aint bad enought i live in flats at the top.

 

Note to my self. its not snowing yet.

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That sounds crazy! I thought it was May now, almost summer!

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I believe its well possible our weather had shifted by a couple of months its not over yet, but that's me. but at the end of the day my veg should suvive but if i woke up the next day to a hard frost and or snow i still have my plants and as im working to being of grid as poss i need to make the effort not just think ill pop down to the shopseeek they have no veg too.eeekeeek  lol

and it keeps me fit too.

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Well done Mutley, I'm sure you're right about the weather.  Our seedlings have been in the (unheated) greenhouse and back out again into the cottage, so many times they must be getting dizzy roll_eyes

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Ne'er cast a clout till May is out. cheers

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Or until the French start putting out the pots of geraniums!

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JoannaS said:

Ne'er cast a clout till May is out. cheers

Do you know that this saying is not referring to the month of May, but to the blossom of the hawthorn " the mayflowers?  So you must stay warmly wrapped up till the hawthorn blossoms as it will not do so until there is warmer weather!!!  

( sorry if I am teaching my grandmother to suck eggs!!!! )

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I'm getting a bit fed up with all the cold and rain. The garden is pretty well ****ed at the moment. Nearly everything has either been eaten by slugs or killed by the cold. I've decided not to plant anything else out til the weather has definitely improved. One downside is that the pots of seedlings have now moved into the bedroom and some are now on the windowsill there - I was running out of room downstairs!

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danast said:

JoannaS said:

Ne'er cast a clout till May is out. cheers

Do you know that this saying is not referring to the month of May, but to the blossom of the hawthorn " the mayflowers?  So you must stay warmly wrapped up till the hawthorn blossoms as it will not do so until there is warmer weather!!!  

( sorry if I am teaching my grandmother to suck eggs!!!! )

Yes, I knew that since my darling Mother would quote it every time I wanted to shed my scratchy wool vest.

I'll try that again!

Mon 7-May-12
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Our village fete on Sunday has to be moved from the large garden next door to the school because the ground is waterlogged. She had surface water lying about when the committee made the decision on Thu.

Good luck with your veg, Nige. We have not planted anything yet. 

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wave Is the the house where I stayed, Danny.  Or am I imagining that the Fete was held there?

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Hi, the plants i brought in has shot up fast, and we did not get any frosts,, yetwink but in the morning ive got a lot of pots to take out, you wait! ill go to work and we will have a hail storm the size of golf balls.

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Danuta - yes, Anne Mary's house.

People love coming to enjoy her very large back garden and it has plenty of room for all the stalls and events like dog races and pony rides.

Shame, but it sod's law strikes.

 

Nige - let's hope that sod's law does not send huge hailstones to Didcot frown 

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danast said:

JoannaS said:

Ne'er cast a clout till May is out. cheers

Do you know that this saying is not referring to the month of May, but to the blossom of the hawthorn " the mayflowers?  So you must stay warmly wrapped up till the hawthorn blossoms as it will not do so until there is warmer weather!!!  

( sorry if I am teaching my grandmother to suck eggs!!!! )

Nope didn't realise that, but then again I guess that mayflowers flower in May sometime.

Makes sense anyway. Here I think it is the bird cherry that seems to signal a brief cold spell

again before we head back into summer proper and that hasn't flowered yet.eeek

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The snow is still comming but as i run of of cerdit for a week or so, so may my  snow forcast move back too that way i should not be to far outwink.

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