Tag Archives: spring

The Real April Fool

Well, that would be me!   I thought I might get in a few days of joyful gardening during spring break.  The daffodils are emerging among the new green of the daylilies. My favorite hyacinths are showing their buds. A lone … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring came and seems to be running away.  We have days that seem like summer and then days like today, rainy with a chance of frost in the morning.  I have held off planting a few new perennials that I … Continue reading

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Solar Spring

So the local weatherman reports that today is the start of Solar Spring, and I do like to hear that.   Starting February 5th, there is a more rapid increase in daylight hours in the northern hemisphere.  Things are starting to turn around and … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Days

a href=”https://obsessivecompulsivegardening.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/picture-001.jpg”> All signs point to the arrival of spring. We have had a few burst of snow here and there, but I am going to hold fast to the belief that the snow is now gone forever. The transformation … Continue reading

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O Spring, Spring, Wherefore Art Thou Spring?

Spring started to appear, so it seemed. Robins appeared, and even the red winged blackbird arrived, and that is a sure sign that spring should be here. The crocus started to bloom and even a few bees were spotted. Where … Continue reading

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Meteorological Spring is Here!

Meteorological spring occurred on March 1st in the northern hemisphere, and I welcome it! Now I do remember that I did not like the idea of a meteorological fall, but I will accept the meteorological spring. While the vernal equinox … Continue reading

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