The New Year began with a gloomy, wet, pink grey morning… The mild start to the year saw many flowers blooming weeks earlier than normal. Snowdrops were a real highlight, along with Daphne bholua ‘Jacqueline Postill’.
Rain fell on most days until the middle of the month, when the weather turned colder, and light snow fell on a couple of days. Rainfall total for the month ended up at 204.5 mm.The coldest nights of the winter followed with temperaures down to minus 9 degrees C on the night of the 18th January. Thanks for reading.