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Grow some Ice Plants

Tis Wednesday 1st Feb 2012 & I've just got back from the plot at midday having decided it was a bit too cold to do much today. A big mistake as the sunshine is now blazing through my window as if to say, "get on with it".

Anyway the heavy frost of last night has now melted away and at least I got a couple of photographs of Jack Frosts' "Ice Plants" he left behind last night on my cold frame?? They should be good for overwintering extras.

Ice Plants Probably??
Smaller Ice Plants??

There's no accounting for some imagination I suppose.


  1. It's amazing what nature can do - when I was a kid we used to have patterns like that inside the windows at home - thank heavens for central heating.

    1. Thanx for looking in, nature is certainly amazing. I remember the window patterns when I was a kid, metal window frames to boot, very cold. Going off suject slightly, just been discovered, a new species of prawns off the New Zealand coast. Giant ones, thats nature for you.

  2. Giant prawns! My mum would like those :-)
    Love the ice plants. Expecting to see a few more of those over the weekend - brrr!

    1. Thanx for the comment, I'm just wondering how long the icy weather will last as its usually mild here in Somerset.


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