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Archive for April 11th, 2011

Considering Spring

Spring doesn’t come very early to our parts.  But this weekend it was appearing.

The southside daffodils bloomed so I brought in 5 of the 6 blooms for the table so they could be enjoyed.  The lilac bushes are just starting to get some leaves and new today, the crab apple tree is showing signs of life.

Yesterday was unseasonably warm with the temps hitting the mid-80’s and plenty of wind blowing in a storm.

Phil took the afternoon to get his onions planted.  He loves having fresh onions from the garden (go figure!) and his cousin gets good sets for us every spring.

JP found these two working together —

You can see the rest of the landscape doesn’t look very springy.  The grass has just turned in the last few days.   Phil counted 107 onions he put out.    🙂

Even with all the hype, we only netted a good light show and less than 5 minutes of rain from the big build-up and storm.   I’m OK with that.  I like my house standing and the electricity working.

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