Saturday, March 30, 2013

A week after the blizzards–30th March 2013

After a week the snow has melted slowly, but there is still plenty left!

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Just outside our back door there is still a huge snowdrift

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We have managed to clear the drive now

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Believe it or not my patio and planters are under this pile of snow

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The drift looking back towards the house

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Tons of snow!

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We can now just about access the greenhouse which was completely covered by the drift

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Still not easy getting to the garage or sheds

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This drift has grown a dragons head!

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The road is now clear, although a little narrow with not many passing places

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The piles of snow boulders the diggers cleared from the road

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Yesterday we managed to access the main gate, we had spent 2 days digging about half way across when a man in a digger asked if we would like some help. A few scoops and it was gone. We felt a little defeated, but nonetheless very grateful for his help!

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Pete’s Dragon

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This is the snow we had to clear from the drive and main entrance

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Still can’t access the pedestrian gate

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Our front path

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The orchard and willow hide, we havn’t accessed this area yet

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My herbaceous borders are beneath this lot

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Several feet of snow still here

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You can just see the tops of our fruit trees

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Pete stood about 5 foot above the vegetable garden, we won’t be planting yet!

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We can now see the little bridge and the heather is out!

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Our wildlife pond area.
There are 2 ponds under this, not sure if any of the wildlife will have survived

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Across the field

28A sign of hope!

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Petes dragon

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Pete and his dragon

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1 comment:

Ashwin said...

absolutely beautiful pictures