ICE RAIN

We have ice rain today, it’s horrible !!! Everything is covered in a layer of ice which makes the roads dangerously slippery. I have to collect my grandchildren from nursery soon, the biggest problem is that my driveway goes down to the road when I leave, I hope my car doesn’t slide down !!! I hate Winter !!!!! And I so want to start working in the garden !!!!

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MY HEART BLEEDS

It started snowing again about an hour ago, it is freezing so the snow doesn’t melt, later today they have predicted ice rain and people are told to stay in as road conditions will be extremely dangerous. Luckily it is Sunday so not many people have to go to work. Nature looks lovely ofcourse with a pure white blanket but….no matter how beautiful it looks, it is dangerous and expensive as we all try to stay warm and these days that is really expensive ! But my main concern are my plants and shrubs, when they are bare it is  no problem but the one’s who have leafs look so sad that my heart bleeds when I see them.  But plants are so terribly brave and strong ! Once the freezing temperatures are gone they look like normal again. I’ve taken some pictures of plants who look sad to show you what I mean.

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HERE YOU SEE MY LOVELY PASTEL LILAC LITTLE VIOLETS AT MY FRONT DOOR

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AND THIS IS AN AUCUBA JAPONICA, IT LOOKS LIKE IT IS VERY THIRSTY

I’ll show you new pictures when the big freeze is gone, they expect it will last for at least another forthnight ! How I wish I was a bear and go in hibernation untill Spring !!!

Have a nice day all ! And thanks for stopping by !