Tag Archives: wind

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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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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4.4.40

Thin drizzle early this morning, then sunny & windy, rain for about 2 hours in the middle of the day, then again sunny & windy. Dug some more. Soil is extremely soggy. Applied the nitrate of potash to leeks & … Continue reading

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1.4.40[1]

Strong wind, which has dried the soil greatly, but beautiful spring weather in the morning. In the evening overcast, but no rain. Violets out in great numbers everywhere. Larks singing, the first I have heard this year, though most years … Continue reading

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31.3.40

Rather cold, & violent wind all day. A certain number of primroses out, also blue & white violets, & celandine. No other wild flowers. Saw a sheep with two newborn lambs, the first I have seen this year. Notice that … Continue reading

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29.3.40

Sowed onions (3 rows Jas. [Long] Keeping). 2 oz. seed suppose to do 200 feet but only did about 100, no doubt because I sowed too thick. Today cold, overcast & windy, with some rain in the afternoon. 17 eggs.

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