What's the weather like ?...

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  1. opusoculi

    opusoculi Well-Known Member

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    Yes Emery, here is the good machine to carry soil bags, firewood and 200kg containers effortlessly.
    I have also for a long time a nursery trolley with a hydraulic pump to raise the tray, and big weels as needed.
     

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  2. AlainK

    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    Wow. Je suis scotché, I'm impressed.

    My little "brouette" (wheelbarrow) is still rusting in the back of my garden...
     
  3. emery

    emery Renowned Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    Ah, I love it! The nursery trolley is what I was thinking of, a really good gizmo. Of course, the Iseki isn't half bad either!! What every garden of a certain size needs!
     
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    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    Ah, makes me think it's too late to play Euromillion online. Well, I've saved 10 cigarettes... ;0)
     
  5. opusoculi

    opusoculi Well-Known Member

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    My gardner loves it too !
    I employ a guy to cut the 2,5 Ha grass, which i can’t no longer do.
    It was the solution for staying here.
     
  6. Keith Elliott

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    I should be ashamed of myself. Three years ago I bought a set of wheels to make a trailer for our garden tractor. Still have the wheels and tractor, just no trailer. Now that we have -15ºC in the forecast for tomorrow, it looks like it will still be waiting awhile before I find that elusive "round tuit". Maybe in April...it's usually warmer here by then.
     
  7. AlainK

    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    Oh my... :-(

    We're going to have a (very) few days between 0 and -2 at night at worst here, and about + 10 in the afternoon.

    Time to repot...
     
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    Some people have all the luck Alain!
     
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    Amazing love it
     
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    dicky5ash Generous Contributor

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    How many have you got to do Alain..Big ones?
     
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    AlainK Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator Maple Society 10 Years

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    Too many...
     
  12. emery

    emery Renowned Contributor Maple Society 10 Years

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    And a good one! Unthinkable to leave...

    Ah, now you date us both, sir. May I say, I have (or had) an actual "round tuit" handed to me by the immortal Henny Youngman. I was introduced to him at the Friars in the 60s? 70s? I don't remember, nor the location of the tuit. But he shook my hand nicely, said "My pleasure, did you ever get a round tuit?" I don't remember my reply, but he handed me a wooden coin-like disk with "tuit" printed on it. He must have been used to the bewildered expression. I suppose Henny probably didn't invent the gag, but he certainly used it a lot during his long career.

    Chilly and foggy this morning.
     
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    Acerholic Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout Maple Society

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    Sunny, calm and a balmy 13°c here. Dare we even think that Spring is around the corner !!!!!???

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    It was my dad who gave me a cardboard "round tuit" maybe 40 years ago. naturally, I have managed to lose it.
     
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    D, you've certainly got your nerve, taunting us poor folks in the colonies with a plus 13 no less! I suppose it could be worse, but it's only -10.8ºC here as we speak. Yesterday we had some nasty winds all day, but it is temporarily calm here this morning. I suppose we will be expecting photos of all your maples budding out soon, will we?
     
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    Good evening Keith, hope you and your wife are well, regarding your question about my maples bursting out soon... I really hope not !! especially after the late Spring frosts of 2021 and how that decimated the trees here. So your weather in being -10 °c sounds very cold indeed, but at least it keeps the trees fast asleep. So there is a bright side to the cold in the colonies, Lol.

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    Here's my round "round tuit" which i gave to my late dad many many years ago now. This is mine now and when ever i need to do something at home i am quickly reminded of this and told to get my finger out and get "A ROUND TUIT " !!
     

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    Just had it here as well M. Winter is not going away just yet.

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    Two hours ago hail and the sky was black as thunder, now blue sky and bright sun!
     
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    Isn't that typical after a hail storm? Only -8.4ºC here this morning. It's warming up after all.
     
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    Hail, ugh. Been mixed sun and rain, with a bit of wind. Currently 5°C but feels like 0.4 according to the THSW Index. I agree: we had Cooper out for his walk and it felt really cold, though the sun was out. At least Meteo France is good about giving a forecast for "rain during the next hour", with a 5m granularity. Generally quite accurate, and very useful.

    We've had the fire in the stove all day, though.
     
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    65 yesterday, 32 today with heavy snow tonight and all day tomorrow
     
  24. Soumil Yarlagadda

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    morning photo last wednesday of the snow on the Santa ana mtns. pretty nice photo. Rancho Santa Margarita CA
     

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    Soumil Yarlagadda Active Member Maple Society

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    More pics
     

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