Garden Update: March 16, 2024

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Spring is getting closer. This year spring arrives in our area on March 19. That is a bit earlier than usual, perhaps that is what the groundhog meant by an early spring!

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We have already had some lovely weather, warm enough to sit on the deck and soak up some sun and spend time walking around the garden.

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The first plants to poke through the ground are the Egyptian Walking onions and the chives.

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Tulips are also poking through the ground in a sheltered sunny area close to the house.

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And here comes the rhubarb, with the promise of some tasty recipes.

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The daylilies or ditch lilies as I call them are showing lots of promising growth.

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The red wing black birds and the cow birds have returned.

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The rabbits have been out enjoying the food under the feeders.

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I’m enjoying the garden on days when the weather allows it. The first day of spring isn’t always the first spring day.

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