And We’re Off! Spring Has Sprung!

Yes we are!

It’s finally here….

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The very first crocus of the year!

IMG_8435It lives right next to this pile of snow.

There will be more crocus on the way as soon as it melts.

… and there’s more good news!

IMG_8439 The first onion seedlings have popped through too!

I planted these last Sunday. Yesterday I checked them first thing in the morning and there was no change at all, just little cells full of seed starting mix.

Yesterday afternoon I saw Ed, one of my onion planting mentors, and he said that once they got going they’d just take off. I held onto that thought amid my worries about too  much moisture, not enough moisture, too much heat, not enough heat and maybe I should I have used a different seed starting mix.

I went back last night and voila… there were several little sprouts.

I am feeling encouraged, uplifted, excited, happy and most of all

READY!

Spring has officially reached Salem, Massachusetts my friends!  Woo hooo!!

How’s your garden growing? Has spring sprung? I hope so!

Michele

5 Comments

  1. After the winter you’ve had, I’m glad you can finally see signs of spring. Enjoy!

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    1. Thank you Marian! It is really the most wonderful, amazing thing ever!

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  2. Geez, do you have to brag about it to the rest of us who live where it still looks like your second photo. LOL We have nada that looks like spring. 🙂

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    1. any day now Judy… hang in there! I can’t wait to see your first signs of spring!

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