Thursday, 21 February 2008

Snowdrop Census - Week 6

Guerilla Garden Snowdrops- February 2008
Back Garden - 193
Front Garden - 117
Side Garden - 381
Guerilla Garden - 389
GRAND TOTAL - 1080

This exceeds last year's total :) It looks like the recent frosty nights helped to keep them going. It also shows that last year's wet summer hasn't affected them that much - something I was concerned about. I suspect next week's count will show them in decline as the daffodils begin to really gird themselves up for Spring...

8 comments:

  1. WoW! Did you plant those yourself? color me impressed...

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  2. Yay, well done! I've still got a grand total of none... Not even seen any around and about.

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  3. After a couple days of mild weather, we're back in the deep freeze here. So the only snowdrops i'm currently experiencing are of the precipitating kind...

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  4. YOU'VE ACTUALLY COUNTED THEM????

    Amazing :) they sure are pretty.

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  5. Wow! I can't fathom counting them. . . (side note to jodi -- I would like to still count precipitation kind of snowdrops here -- not much for us this year at all even tho it snowed 12 times this winter. )

    I spotted daffodils for the first time this year just the other day.

    BTW, I also wrote a comment on your potato post.

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  6. Katie - yep and then nature's doing it's own bit by multiplying them a little each year :)

    Paul & Melanie - I'm amazed you've not seen any - I saw loads when I drove to Cheltenham last Friday...

    Jodi - I like your snow description, makes it seem very gentle, though I suspect it's not actually the case in Nova Scotia at the moment!

    Isadora and Paulie - yep I count them every year as the originals were a birthday present a few years ago. I was so pleased they survived my haphazard and hurried planting that I counted them and its kinda become an annual habit :)

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  7. I wondered too whether last summer's deluges might have caused the bulbs to rot but my snowdrops have come come through apparently unscathed :)

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  8. Hi Anna - thanks for stopping by and commenting so much lately :)

    I'm glad you've got a good display in your neck of the woods too!

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