End of Month View of the Garden. End of October 2017


End of Month View of the Garden. End of October 2017

With thanks to Steve at The Glebe House Garden Blog for hosting this Meme.

October arrived a bit meh,  full of wind, some rain and ended with a cold snap.

We had a total of 23.4 mm of rain throughout the month. that’s our 3rd driest month over the last two years. I did end up watering some containers and some veg as it was looking a bit parched.

Tree Fern Corner

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017


End of Month View of the Garden: End of February 2017

The weather in February started off quite balanced, and reasonable, but ended with a blast by Storm Doris, who helped herself to several fence panels, and the felt off my shed roof, but did leave me with someone’s tent, 2 parts of a plastic Christmas Tree and an empty shoebox.

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of January 2017


End of Month View of the Garden: End of January 2017

 

The theme of the month was how many different types of weather could be fit into one day.

Mixtures of Fog, Rain, High Winds, Sunshine, more Rain and a Flurry of Snow were included.

Rainfall was 57.9 mm which was surprisingly less than previous years, although it certainly felt like we have received more.

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End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016


End of Month View of the Garden: End of December 2016

 

December started with a cold snap, with intermittent mild days replaced with hard frosts.

The coldest it managed to achieve throughout the month in the garden was  – 4.5°C

I’ve not seen any signs of Snowdrops peeping through yet, but I’ve seen plenty of Whitefly still lingering on my Brassicas, this has resulted in me bining the lot. The Brassicas that is, hopefully the Whitefly went with them.

Correa 'Marian's Marvel'

Correa ‘Marian’s Marvel’

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