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Category: Garden Highlights | Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 2:41 pm

The hints of spring I mentioned in my previous post may have been a bit premature...

We've had a couple of inches of snow, and the temperature last night was reported to be -10, the coldest so far this year. Holbeach, which is not that far away, reported -15!

The bay tree seems to be fine, though.

Bay tree in snow ( photo / image / picture from OrangeKing's Garden )

But the winter pansies look a bit forlorn, at least the parts that I can see!

Winter Pansies ( photo / image / picture from OrangeKing's Garden )

On the other hand, the dead stalks of the fennel have acquired little snowy hats, and look quite attractive!

Fennel in Snow ( photo / image / picture from OrangeKing's Garden )

The good new is that the weather forecast is for warmer weather, up to 8 degrees. Personally, I'll be happier when we get into double figures!

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Frank wrote on Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:13 pm:

Still waiting for snow here in Ireland.

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