Here in Ohio, we couldn’t wait for spring to get here. We complained about the long winter and the uncommonly frequent snowfall. We fairly longed for spring, more than the usual, and sent each other encouraging reminders and photos to keep each other’s spirits up.
And then Spring arrived… but not as we imagined or expected.
It came thundering, and whirling, and blowing. And with rain…. lots and lots of rain. Now we are reminding each other of summer….
|How the fields looked in early March, behind my yard.|
|April field ponded|
|Same field in May|
As you may imagine I have not been planting very much. Instead the chores have consisted of weeding and moving the occasional plant. I did manage to dig up the raised beds and get them ready this past week.
There were bouts of very cool weather and very warm weather. I took some pictures of the flowers. Spring is always nice in my yard… the flowering bulbs and trees performs no matter what happens with me and, to a certain extent, the weather.
Here are a few glimpses…
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