Archive | December, 2011

2011 garden weather review

31. December 2011

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This year the earliest ever spring in the UK was followed by a miserable summer and a very mild autumn and winter. Gardeners all over the country  were challenged by topsy turvy seasons.Here is a reminder of our UK weather month by month during 2011: JANUARY After the coldest December on record, the remnants of Decembers snow melted and although […]

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Plants and climate change in the USA

30. December 2011

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From maple syrup production to fruit in our grocery aisles, climate change is starting to have more significant impacts on plant species around the U.S. Here’s a look at a number of plant species that are already showing signs of climate-induced changes. http://www.climatecentral.org/gallery/graphics/plants-and-climate-change/

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Spring arrives early!

30. December 2011

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 Xmas has been and gone . New Year is just 48 hrs away . However, winter seems nowhere to be seen in the UK at the moment.  At a time when we would usually expect to see bare branches and icy mornings, some flowers have burst into life two or more months ahead of schedule. Ed […]

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Xmas last minute gift for gardeners

24. December 2011

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GrowVeg.com gift certificates are the perfect gift for any gardener with a vegetable patch. Each gift certificate gives a one or two year subscription to our online Garden Planner – the interactive way to plan a vegetable garden, giving access to: Garden Plans: Quickly produce garden plans and change the layout Growing information: Just click […]

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UK Xmas green not white

23. December 2011

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Looks as though the UK will not experience any snow this Xmas .Check this weather and snow forecast for your region. http://www.netweather.tv/index.cgi?action=other;type=xmas;sess Just enjoying some chill time in my Garden House planning new developments for Climate Change Gardening in 2012. Also reflecting on the bizarre weather the world has experienced during 2011. Watch this amazing Channel 4 documentary […]

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Sir David warning on climate change

1. December 2011

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Sir David Attenborough says that people have a ‘huge moral responsibility towards the rest of the planet’ . As a world renowned scientist and the greatest living documentary film maker, we must listen to the warnings by this great man and think about how we can respond to the urgent need for everyone of us to care more about the state of our […]

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