Spring in Our Backyard

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

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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.

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Hostas hoisting their heads in our backyard

We have been weeding for weeks.

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Pulmonaria pushing forth

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

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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.

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Periwinkle pirouetting

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

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Crabapple cresting

There’s so much to do!

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Dogwood dancing in our backyard

So much to see!

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Daffodils dallying in our backyard

So much to enjoy!

 

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About shenandoah

Hi! I'm Shenandoah, an ancient gardener, attempting to age in place at home and in my garden. I'm in dream zone 7a able to grow just about anything. I want to help others plan their garden and living experience to age in place and never grow old in their hearts!

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