Tag Archives: rain

27.4.40

Rain during last night, fine & fairly warm during the morning, some showers this evening. Wild plum tree has plenty of blossom on it. Saw large flock, about 100, of what appeared to be turtle doves, sitting on telephone wires. … Continue reading

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23.4.40

Still, overcast & warm. A very few drops of rain in the afternoon. Tulips, forgetmenots° & wallflowers coming out. Fruits forming on currants & gooseberries. Plum & pear blossom full out (very late – about 3 weeks later than ordinary … Continue reading

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19.4.40

Evidently fairly heavy rain again last night. This morning overcast, the afternoon still, sunny, & fairly warm. This evening rain again, but more like April showers that the previous rain. Saw the first swallow this afternoon (two. The one I … Continue reading

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18.4.40

Violent wind & horribly cold most of day. In the afternoon about an hour’s heavy rain, after which it is warmer & more still. Narcissi are out. Wild thyme out. Daffs beginning to go off a little. Sowed sweet peas, … Continue reading

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15.4.40

Seems to have been a little rain last night. Today very variable weather. Most of day windy, some sunshine but not very warm, a few spots of rain. Then in the afternoon a few flakes of sleet & afterwards about … Continue reading

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12.4.40

Evidently a little rain in the night, but it had dried up by the afternoon. Gathered sticks for dwarf m. daisies. Prepared a place to sow canary creeper (about 10 days hence), burnt up a little rubbish, gave wallflowers liquid … Continue reading

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10.4.40

A very few drops of rain last night. Today cold & windy. Sowed peas (next lot to be sown about 25th). 17 eggs. Sold 1 score @ 2/-, 1 score @ 2/6 (? milkman).

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