Spring in Our Backyard

Spring in our backyard and there’s still a crispness in the air.

Ferns unfurling in our backyard
Ferns unfurling in our backyard

Nothing above 70 degrees F these last few days, but with a week of 80’s several weeks ago, everything is blossoming and sprouting and generally peeking out from its winter cover.

Hostas hoisting their heads in our backyard
Hostas hoisting their heads in our backyard

We have been weeding for weeks.

Pulmonaria pushing forth
Pulmonaria pushing forth

We put out 120 gallons of weeds yesterday and weeded another 15 gallons this afternoon.

Redbud rejoicing
Redbud rejoicing

We planted 3 blackberry, 2 blueberry, and 3 grasses in our newly widened beds skirting the path to the urn in the back yard.

Periwinkle pirouetting
Periwinkle pirouetting

Landscapers coming next week to spray beds for weeds, lay down fresh mulch, and “tidy up.”

Crabapple cresting
Crabapple cresting

There’s so much to do!

Dogwood dancing in our backyard
Dogwood dancing in our backyard

So much to see!

Daffodils dallying in our backyard
Daffodils dallying in our backyard

So much to enjoy!

 

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