Overnight we finally had a decent amount of fresh snow falling but today the temperature has gone up to around plus 4C and there is freezing rain – tonight it is forecast to drop like a stone to minus 17C

Freezing rain is, cannot be denied, beautiful on the trees (so long as its weight doesn’t break them, which it can) but the roads are worse than the proverbial skating rink.  We really do need a decent snow dump without this mess so that the plants get a nice insulating blanket around them – sadly, I fear a lot of dead plants come the spring this year.

Climate change – ugh!

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