Chores

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Cut back dead stuff in the birdbath garden, mostly phlox and Siberian iris. Only nice day this week.

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In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.

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

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Bren/ BGgarden April 9, 2009, 10:24 pm

This is at the top of my list too! I keep forgetting that bed WAY OUT FRONT!
Happy Spring – enjoy life!