Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spring and Winter Birds in our Garden

The weather today continued to be “interesting” for late March. Overnight temperatures of-2C or -3C meant that the snow that fell on Friday and Saturday has not melted much. The biting easterly wind meant that there was no point in … Continue reading

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What has happened to the Weather?

What awful weather we are having this year. This morning we hoped to go to the allotment to finish off the new paths but NO WAY. Snow had settled (not as much as in some parts of the country but … Continue reading

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Preparing the Allotment

I went to the allotment for a couple of hours this afternoon. The morning started cold and miserable but after lunch it brightened up a bit so I decided that a couple of hours at the allotment would be a … Continue reading

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Muddy Trek around Nottingham Tramworks

Yesterday, despite the rain, we went out for a walk around the NET2 Tramworks in Toton. The extension to the tram in Nottingham is due to be completed and up and running by the end of 2014 (yes there is … Continue reading

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Visit to Hampton Court and Wisley

This week we went down to Surrey to have a wander around and to go to Wisley to join the RHS. Whilst it was cold (this year doesn’t seem to be warming up) and windy, it was at various times … Continue reading

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Itchy Fingers

Its at this time of year that I am glad that I always buy too many pea seeds to grow at the allotment each year. Its early March and the days are beginning to get longer but the heavy clay … Continue reading

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Walk at Markeaton Park and Bees in the Garden

Yesterday morning we went to Markeaton Park in Derby. The weather was lovely and sunny a real early spring day. (I learned from the weather forecast that the 1st of March is meteorologically the first day of spring, I always … Continue reading

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