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I hope this lot thaws before Christmas

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It started snowing again at 2pm yesterday and didn’t stop until about 11pm. This piled about another six inches on what was there before so now it does come to the top of my wellies.

The snow on the beech tree over the back fence.

One of the eucalyptus bowing under the weight.

Nice against the sky.

This one couldn’t take the weight!

What do you mean, variagated holly? Where?

My poor Eucalyptus pauciflora. I hope it recovers.

Remember the Liquidamber in autumn?

I’ll just wave goodbye to the neighbours.

I’m going in to thaw out now – and empty the snow out of my wellies!

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Good snow pics, Wagger.
I hope you are now thawed out and warm. :o)

22 Dec, 2009

 

I am, thank you very much Terra. The woodburner is blazing merrily.

22 Dec, 2009

 

You've certainly had more than your share, Wagger, but you've some beautiful photos there. Shame about the damage. I do hope that little waving tree manages to shake off some of the snow and stand upright before long.

22 Dec, 2009

 

So do I, Gee. It's got a lot more growing to do.

22 Dec, 2009

 

What Beautiful Photos :)

22 Dec, 2009

uma
Uma
 

Agree with Jacque...
But now, Wagger, you have much to do. So much snow is very heavy for the plants, you should help them not to become a "pendula" type...:)

22 Dec, 2009

 

lovely photos and I hope the weather is kind to us all. Both my girls are hoping the snow will last to Friday. Part of me hopes it does too. A white christmas is so lovely, provided we dont have to go out in it.

22 Dec, 2009

 

Beautiful photos Wagger.Love the beech tree shot. Dont think it likely to have gone by Christmas though because of the freezing temperatures we all seem to be getting.

22 Dec, 2009

 

Oh dear, sorry but I can't agree the photos are beautiful at all. I find snow and ice so depressing, and I hate it more than I can say. I hope you are all right, and your garden will recover.

22 Dec, 2009

 

Thanks Jacque.
The last photo was taken after we'd shaken as much snow off as we could, Uma. The others are too big - they won't shake and are much too tall to reach the snowy branches so will have to take their chances. The Pauciflora has had the snow shaken off but is still very bent, I just hope it will straighten out.
I'm hoping it will thaw here by Friday, Seaburngirl - you may be lucky where you are.
Thanks, Bonkers. I think you may be right, there's an awful lot of it to thaw. At least we didn't get stranded at John Lewis in High Wycombe where lots of customers and staff had to spend the night in the bedding department, LOL. The M40 was at a standstill too and lots of people slept on the floor of the hotel at Junction 4.(it was full).
I'm fine, Hywel and enjoyed my trudge around the garden even though I got snow in my boots.

22 Dec, 2009

 

Lovely photos, especially as I'm tucked up nice and warm while I look at them!

22 Dec, 2009

 

I thought you were a guest of the 'boys in blue' Ian. When did they let you out? ;-)))

22 Dec, 2009

 

It isn't going to be a lot of fun for travelling - we're wondering if we should go to our daughter's or not! A friend in the village came back from London by coach last night and it took 8 EXTRA hours to get home!

Lovely in photos - I agree - but I just don't like snow at all. :-((

22 Dec, 2009

uma
Uma
 

Wagger, what variety of Passiflora do you have? Is it hardy? Hope it'll be ok...

22 Dec, 2009

 

What lovely photos Ihope your trees will recover.

23 Dec, 2009

 

Wagger, I get a few minutes a day to keep in touch with my fav. sites. Lol

23 Dec, 2009

 

You have done some brill photos, but glad we dont have a lot...

23 Dec, 2009

 

It looks as if a thaw is setting in even up here - there's a bit of rain in the air and big clumps of snow falling from the trees so hopefully a lot of it will be gone by tonight and the rest tomorrow.
Uma, it's a Eucalyptus Pauciflora, not a Passiflora and it is hardy here so I'm sure it will be ok if a little strangely shaped, lol.
Glad they're being kind to you, Ian.
Thanks, Clarice - I bet you are.

23 Dec, 2009

 

A nuisance , I know but it makes brilliant photos Wagger!!!

23 Dec, 2009

 

It certainly does, Paul.

24 Dec, 2009

 

Do you still have a lot of snow, or have you just got the icy compacted snow on the roads/pavements now, like us? Or have you had more since last weekend?

24 Dec, 2009

 

On 24th we still had about five inches after a maximum of just over a foot. It's the most we've had in more than twentythree years. We didn't bother getting out of our road for a couple of days - it's a cul-de-sac that the gritters don't bother with and was like a skating rink when compacted by other cars so we left it to others to slither about, lol. It's mostly gone now though it hasn't all thawed on the beds and is still thick on the shady side of the garden.

26 Dec, 2009

 

I'm glad it's gone for you now. You obviously had a lot more than us but our side roads werew still treacherous until 23rd.

26 Dec, 2009

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