Northern Exposure

Triumphs and failures on a window ledge.

Told You! March 4, 2009

Filed under: Colour,Flower,Spring,Weather,Winter — northernwindowgardener @ 1:09 pm
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Winter returnsNot quite the snowstorm that was billed, but still a sting in the tail for the spring flowers. Think of it as a quiet reminder that it’s not all sunshine and warm weather from here on in.

Yellow & snow

I doubt the snow will do much, if any, damage – and it’ll save me giving the boxes a watering for a few days. They’ve been surprisingly thirsty over the last couple of weeks.

But it’s a timely reminder that there’s a while to go yet before even considering using any of the seedlings that are on the go at the moment.

As the old saying about March goes – in like a lion, out like a lamb. Let’s hope so!A quick dusting


Mornin’ Sun February 4, 2009

Filed under: Weather,Winter — northernwindowgardener @ 12:24 pm
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Sunny Ivy

While certain parts of the UK resemble the upper reaches of the Alps we’ve not had it so bad in Scotland. A bit snowy in places but nothing like the foot plus the south east has had. (more…)