After a week the snow has melted slowly, but there is still plenty left!
Just outside our back door there is still a huge snowdrift
We have managed to clear the drive now
Believe it or not my patio and planters are under this pile of snow
The drift looking back towards the house
Tons of snow!
We can now just about access the greenhouse which was completely covered by the drift
Still not easy getting to the garage or sheds
This drift has grown a dragons head!
The road is now clear, although a little narrow with not many passing places
The piles of snow boulders the diggers cleared from the road
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!
This is the snow we had to clear from the drive and main entrance
Still can’t access the pedestrian gate
Our front path
The orchard and willow hide, we havn’t accessed this area yet
My herbaceous borders are beneath this lot
Several feet of snow still here
You can just see the tops of our fruit trees
Pete stood about 5 foot above the vegetable garden, we won’t be planting yet!
We can now see the little bridge and the heather is out!
Our wildlife pond area.
There are 2 ponds under this, not sure if any of the wildlife will have survived
Across the field
Pete and his dragon