Saturday, February 22, 2014


I clear collected winter debris from the protected, sun-blessed south side bed, and there I find new primrose leaves growing, daffodil leaf spears, and crocus in bud, yellow and rich purple.

Saturday, February 1, 2014


This weekend we are midway between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. Snow still covers the ground, but here in the woods, melting has occurred in a small ring around each tree.