Spring in Scotland??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Highlander, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    The snowdrops are coming through already? Isn't this still the second week of January or did I hibernate for a while? Normally they don't even think about starting up until the end of Feb, maybe it's because we are usually under a couple feet of snow and I don't see them! Anyone else having things popping up that shouldn't be already?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Pretty Plants [​IMG]. All of my grass is still dead [​IMG]
     
  3. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, from the other Scotland (AR, USA). We seem to be a little ahead too. My daffodils are about one inch tall already, and I have volunteer lettuce coming up in my garden. It is too early for either.The daffies should come up in late February for a March bloom, but they seem to come earlier and earlier every year.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Is the heather blooming yet, or does that start later? What a neat plant in so many different varieties. [​IMG]
     
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Oh no! Its too early yet! Mother Nature sure has a way of fooling us!
     
  6. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    Not yet, my world won't turn purple until July. [​IMG]
     
  7. swift4me

    swift4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here in France. Last year the whole country was at or below freezing for weeks in December. This year, I've had frost a the farm (1400 ft) only twice. Camelias in full bloom, buds on all the fruit trees, birds migrating back north...just crazy. When it finally hets here, it will cost the fruit growers alot of money I fear.

    Pete
     
  8. newfoundland

    newfoundland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No snowdrops so far in Lincolnshire UK, but i saw a tortoushell butterfly on 2nd January happily feeding on the blossoms of an early shrub!
     
  9. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

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    Oh no, the dreaded butterfly [​IMG]

    Nothing blooming here yet, but I have bulbs coming up.
     

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