I checked back on my blog, and the earliest we have had spring blossoms on our plum trees was the middle of August.
|Whaaat? Spring blossom on the plum tree already?|
|As early as they are, they are gorgeous, aren't|
But, it hasn't been cold enough, and even our apple trees still have last seasons leaves on them?!
|Our young apple trees still have their leaves?!|
And, for goodness sake, even my roses are still flowering.
|The rose bush by our front entrance steps|
is still in flower - how can I prune it?
I am supposed to prune them this month!!
|Stunning - even if it's a tardy bloom|
But then I read this:
|(more details can be found here:|
...and I wonder why I am surprised.
I realized this morning that have not used any of my warm jackets once this winter yet! Jersey's yes, but jackets? Nope, they're still in my cupboard.
I wonder what this bodes for the upcoming summer? That (massive) shade cloth structure over our fruit trees may become a serious necessity...
Update on Snoopy - she is settling in really well. She is eating well and happily venturing outside to find out what is going on...
|So close but yet so far -|
Snoopy watching the birds at the
bird feeder - more on that next time...
... especially at night. We can hear her easing herself (noisily) out of the lounge window as we fall asleep ;)