Sorry for the cross post but dang, a high of 58 expected today and 64
tomorrow, methinks spring has sprung. I even broke out the rototiller
yesterday and worked up the ground in 2 small plots. Its T-shirt
weather in Albuquerque!
Lets see, time to get the peas in the ground fast and.................
Snow, we don't got no steeeeenkin snow.......
Well, Spring is a fond hope here in Spokane WA, but I went out
to the garden yesterday and the spinach I seeded late last fall
is coming up. In 30-35 degree weather! I went out this morning
and put on the bird netting (they're already fenced for rabbits)
to hold down the feasting.
1 week till initial thinning, 2 more to baby leaves, and full
plants before the end of March. If it all doesn't freeze :-).
I thatched my lawn (Bermuda grass) a month ago<G>. Roses have eyelets
where leaves are starting, carrots are coming back up, garlic looks like
its coming around, onions are coming out as are the daffodils.
I washed my Texas Cadillac (Chevy Suburban) today too!
Here in New Brunswick (Canada), I awoke to some coals still in the
woodstove, and a temp of minus 30 degrees Celsius with the windchill. And
there is still plenty of snow down, and the ice won't be out of the lake
until mid April. I gotta retire down south.
About all the gardening I can do is look at the seed catalogs.
Nice to hear someone gets to play in the dirt.
Mike in NB
"Grandpa" <jsdebooATcomcast.net> wrote in message
Won't be spring here for awhile. Here in Nebraska we still have 2 ft of
snow on the ground, and with temps remaining at freezing, we'll be lucky if
all this snow is melted by June.
I still prefer the snow and ice over the crowds and road-raged drivers in
I live in northern AR and have several bright patches of miniature iris
(Purple Gem)blooming now. It has to be normal because this is the third year
in a row in which they bloomed around the twentieth of February, and this is
the third year since I planted them. The only other explanation I can think
of is that miniature iris in AR and TN aren't normal! :)
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