Tag Archives: Spring

Spring Pruning

Spring finally arrived and I’ve been pruning out the dead wood in our shrubs and hedge.  Uggh, I enjoy privacy provided by the hedge, but dread the constant maintenance. My neighbor, on the other hand, is seeking a more permanent … Continue reading

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April Showers

  One week left in April and we finally got a rain.  Only .17 inches, but it’s sure better than snow.  Things are finally starting to pop up and show signs of life. Thought for the Day:  April Showers bring … Continue reading

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Hoo Ray, Spring!

Although we had a very mild winter, it’s always nice to see a Spring day.  As winter’s grip loosens its strangle hold on the Midwest, March’s warming trend brings wide swings in the weather.   Short periods of sub-freezing temperatures … Continue reading

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Hibernating

Uggh!  Middle of winter.  Wish I could hibernate ’til spring, although I can’t complain about the recent waaay-above-normal temps. Thought for the Day:  Winter is Nature’s way of saying, “Up yours!”                    … Continue reading

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Nature’s Humor

After the crocus, daffodil and tulips poke through the ground spearheading the invasion of Spring, other plants are quick to follow suit. Slow at first, but momentum builds fast as Spring sheds its dark and gloomy shroud of Winter. Before long there … Continue reading

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First Mowing

Ahhh, Spring.  What a wonderful time of year.  You can tell when Spring officially arrives: warm southerly winds, new life, birds chirping, new buds on the trees, garden preparation, and allergies.  People are energized, doing anything and everything they can … Continue reading

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