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A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1d ago

Peaches Galore - Sort Of

The rather poorish August weather has continued over the last few days.  We've had a few showers here and there throughout the day as well as a few sunny spells. In the sunny spells it's fel...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 4d ago

Ugly Fruits - But Extremely Tasty

Considering the weather we've had so far this August the weekend wasn't too bad. We had a couple of decent sunny days and it stayed dry all weekend. It was a bit chilly in the early hours of...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1w ago

Coolest Start To August

Thursday was a decent day with long sunny periods and for once the temperature made it up to average for the time of year at 21.8°C or 71.2°F. However, to compensate for this overnight, Thur...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1W ago

Wouldn't You Know It!

Tuesday turned out to be a wet day. The rain began around breakfast time, continued into the evening and through into the early hours of Wednesday morning. We didn't have a massive amount of...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1W ago

Settled, Unsettled Weather

Our current pattern of weather is usually described as unsettled in weather forecasting terminology. It's usually when conditions are such that low pressure weather systems dominate bringing...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 1W ago

Not Ready Yet!

As forecast the rather poor August weather continues. For the last three days it's been windy although Saturday did have a decent amount of sunshine and out of the breeze it felt pleasantly ...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

Wrong Month's Started

Thursday was windy with the occasional very light shower. Any rain wasn't heavy enough to wet the ground as the showers were quickly blown away in the gale force wind. It certainly wasn't mu...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

Below Par July

For us July certainly wasn't anything special. It consisted of one hot day early on in the month with the remainder of the month around average or even a bit below.Average July Temperatures ...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

Exotics Are Nearly Ready

The fine settled weather of late spring and early summer has well and truly disappeared leaving us with a very unsettled mixture of sunshine and showers. There seems to be no signs of a quic...
A Gardener's Weather Diary · 2W ago

In Defence of "Malwina"

The weather's been very mixed over the last week or so. At least the rain means we are no longer having to water the allotment apart from the tomatoes in the greenhouse of course.Temperature...