SPIKE WRITES: Sunny: 300+ Days a Year


Monday 11 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

And here’s another guestie moment I had recently; this time for Annette in Aberdeen, in the north of bonnie Scotland, no less 😀

My Aberdeen Garden

So you’ve already guessed I’m not from Aberdeen then?

Like many folk, I grew tired of the inclement weather offered by life around 53 degrees north, and decided to head south for semi-retirement by some 16 degrees. My plan, perhaps a little naively, was to tame an overgrown patch of land in the foothills of the West Taurus Mountains of southwest Turkey.


Better introduce myself I guess… I’m Uncle Spike, and I happen to a guest blogger in response to a challenge that Annette, your host, set me after winning one of my ‘Guess What’ photo challenges on Uncle Spike’s Adventures. Her return challenge to me was this: “Write a guest post for me about SUN – something you get too much of at certain times. I would be interested to hear what strategies you employ to help your plants and vegetables cope! This is not a problem…

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2 thoughts on “SPIKE WRITES: Sunny: 300+ Days a Year

  1. Great post Spike. You wrote a very interesting post. Reminded me a bit of Arizona where we also enjoy 4 months of blazing hot summer but not nearly as wet in the winter. Being in the winter in Chile I kind of miss the heat and constant sunshine. It takes while to get used to a marine layer for days on end. Cheers, Wooly


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