Tuesday, March 12, 2013


It seems like winter just doesn't want to let go this year.  Normally, we get a few days in January and February when it is warm enough and dry enough to do some clean up work in the flower beds.  Not this year.  I shudder to think of how much work is waiting for me outside when it finally warms up.

I took this photo of snowdrops coming up by our pond on January 17th.

I know the leaves and flowers of late winter bloomers are hardy, but I really thought they would be a soggy mess when the snows of the last few weeks finally melted, but I was wrong.  This is how they looked this morning.  Guess they're called snowdrops for a reason.


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