Yesterday and today

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  1. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    I photographed my favourite mountain yesterday:

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    And today I went out to check my lovelies. Poor things:

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    I'm glad those earlies have built-in de-freeze. The snowdrops are all buried underneath the snow. Wonder what they'll look like when they re-surface.
     
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  3. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    That mountain is looking SUPER!
    The plants under thye snot look chilly, but I expect they will emerg ok, don't you?

    How far away form you is that magestic mountain? Does the water there normally freeze in the winter?

    Mountains are always so lovely for me to see, as the highest land mass around here is a dike. hahahaha
    Thanks lots for these great pics....
    ....now for that cup of hot cocoa.
     
  4. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Gorgeous mountain Droopy. Glad you still have your snow, ours is allllll gone. :'(

    Sjoerd, around here you have to sit down in a ditch to see a high land mass.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    All my 'babies' came up from under the snow just fine Droopy so I hope yours do to. Love your mountain - it reminds me so much of some of our highland ranges. :-D
     



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    I'm abit curious too-How far away is that mountain. even though we have snow here it still makes me very cold just to look at it.
    Question? What purple flower would that be in your last picture?
    Thanks for sharing, I don't even have anything green popping through the snow yet.
     
  7. Droopy

    Droopy Slug Slaughterer Plants Contributor

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    Thank you all for nice comments. That mountain is just across the fjord from us, but how far away it is? No idea. :D About 5-6 kilometers, I think, as the crow flies.

    I believe the plants will be fine, except from the earliest hellebores. They normally get crushed by this amount of snow.

    Petunia, thats a Daphne mezereum bush. It's always at it early, and keeps going for months. It smells lovely when the air is warmer. It get red berries and is a nice bush, but it's very poisonous.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    I can see why that is your favorite mountain Droopy...it's gorgeous!
    I hope all your flowers will be OK.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    That mountain is just beautiful Droopy.
    I do hope your plants are ok.
     
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    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    Gorgeous shot of the mountain. ;)
     
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    Beautiful view!

    Poor little flowers under the snow.
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    Such a breath-taking view Droopy I don't know how you are able to drag your eyes away from it.
     
  13. Droopy

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    Thank you, all. I've been fortunate enough to live across the fjord from that mountain for most of my life, and one gets used to everything, I guess. There are more spectacular mountains on both sides of it, actually, but I like that one best. It looks friendly.
     
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    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    Lovely mountain Droopy. Your little plants are amazing. Being from Louisiana, which is semi-tropical, I cannot imagine anything growing in all of that snow.
     
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    With that mountain as a backdrop you have the perfect setting. Lovely. 8)
    I am sure your plants will come through for you.
     
  16. Droopy

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    Thanks for the comforting words. :)

    Cajunbelle, this is not a lot of snow, it's just about 4 inches, 10 cm. We've had up to ten times that amount in winters past.
     

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