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A record December, with the combination…

… of rainfall, higher than average temperatures and enough light extended the grass growing season to a record high in 2015!  The growth potential for this December was 12 on the GDD scale, which compares with 4 for the previous year and it’s not only grass that’s confused, there are buds on trees, shrubs are active, Hellebores in flower and even hedgehogs that haven’t bothered to hibernate.

Finally it’s colder with some frost and snow last week, so let’s see what happens when our traditional and expected Spring arrives.