The nursery is coming back to life
FINALLY a chickadee singing the “Its spring” song. News reports indicate a near-eradication of America’s insect population- birds sure to follow. Anyone over 40 remembers their youth when the “It’s Spring” song would be sung by more than just one lonely bird.
My rhubarb is unfurling it’s new leaves slowly and colorfully.
It’s finally warming up.
Nursery dog Peetee delays departure for work as long as possible when it’s cold.
Whilst the animal world struggles to awaken these cold mornings, ancient stands of galanthus are already hard at work, defying the freezing nights and uncomfortable days in pursuit of reproduction.
Unique cultivar of Korean pine looks fine all by itself after being rearranged. When it’s cold like this it’s ok to rearrange plants.
IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE SPRING BUT...
...but it is.
Birch bark is peeling now at a good clip. I fed them yesterday so they can maximize their genetic potential.
Red witch hazels flowering now