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Discussion in 'Gardening Discussions' started by Verdun, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. Verdun

    Verdun Passionate gardener

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    Warm last night, warm now. The promise of a lovely day :SUNsmile:
     
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      I can empathise! That would have been a very uncomfortable time for you. :exhausted:
      My youngest is an August baby and, although not '76, it was a hot summer. In the final week, I slept on a sun lounger in the dining room with the patio doors open (not so great for the neighbours ... I snore :redface: :lunapic 130165696578242 5: )
       
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      • JWK

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        I agree with pete - 1976 was the benchmark. It can never get hot enough for me in this country. Those plagues of greenfly then ladybirds were a big problem though. Going by what others say it's very personal whether you like the heat or not.
         
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        • Verdun

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          Ok, not sweltering but what a gorgeous day. Cut lawns. Began some tidying......geranium johnsons blue, a large hemerocallis (divided) cut back hard. All the salvias are looking better than ever. :)
           
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            Indeed it is :thumbsup: I'm like Goldilocks when it comes to weather: not too cold; not too hot :heehee:
             
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            • pete

              pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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              Although it's nice to get some really hot weather during the summer, I'd personally like to see a long protracted settled spell with just the odd break now and then.
              Not really had that kind of thing for a few years now, we tend to get some hot days but mostly in the form of three days working up to it then a scorcher followed by a massive drop in temperature.
              It tends to make you think you have had a decent summer, when basically its been very changeable.
               
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                Oo 22c Sunday, 24 Monday :Wino:plan on getting the last of the vit. D even if it is only going to last for a few days
                 
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                  Take an umbrella:dunno::heehee:
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                    51UmQYcHiPL.jpg You will be able to see me from Cheshire! :rasp:
                     
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                      Although we haven't had too much sun i'd like to see some decent rain fall. We haven't had any rain that actually soaks through since August.
                       
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                        15 degrees here today, and wet in the morning. Sweltering!
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                          It was dry, sunny and very windy here, the temperature up to 17C/63F. :SUNsmile:
                           
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                          Perfect weather up your way @Sheal!
                           
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                            Not bad today @Irmemac, thanks. :) Could have done with less wind though.
                             
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                              Very mild this morning. 58.7F at 5 a.m.
                               
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