Promise of spring in the UP

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Actually found some crocuses in bloom in the lawn, which is still brown. And , a sure sign of spring in the UP, a flock of Canadien geese went over, headed north. Guess we’re going to have apring up here, even if it is going to be in the
thirtys the next few days!

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In its own way, frost may be one of the most beautiful things to happen in your garden all year . . . Don’t miss it. Like all true beauty, it is fleeting. It will grace your garden for but a short while this morning. . . . For this moment, embrace frost as the beautiful gift that it is.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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