Quackadoodle Farm: Some Days are Diamond, Some Days are Not

From Quackadoo Farms blog

In purely visual terms I suppose yesterday, the first day of Spring, could be classed as ‘diamond’, being that for the first half of it everything was coated in a shiny skin of freezing rain, which came after the snow, but before the sleet or the ice pellets; none of which was in any way conducive to Spring-like frolics.

Micro greens on the kitchen window sill don’t believe this is the first day of Spring as freezing rain coats the pane… or is that pain.

Even so, it was definitely time for Old Man Winter to vacate from his place of honour on the kitchen shelf in favour of the first Sylph of Spring.

The fact is, us gardeners are eternal optimists! How could we believe anything other than that Spring is truly here… well, at least near?

And of course it can’t come soon enough.

To read more of this post, visit Some Days are Diamond, Some Days are Not.

onions Diane Tibert

During the summer of 2011, I grew onions in a raised bed beside marigolds.

 

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