How to Tell When It’s Spring in the Pacific Northwest

Published on: 17:27PM May 11, 2018

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You wake up and find your garden art has dandruff

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Even the daffodils are cold

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You spent all day the day before, getting the garden beds ready to plant

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At least you zipped up the mini greenhouse.  Didn’t matter, the baby lettuce all died anyway

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Below freezing.  Again.

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Which means that there must be newborn lambs, because the ewes only lamb when it’s raining/snowing/freezing/3 in the morning and doing all of the above.

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The trade off is tons of gorgeous bulbs bursting forth, bringing smiles to the faces of everyone who sees them.

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The greenhouse is groaning, it’s so full, and I just keep moving more seedlings off the heat mats and into the greenhouse to harden off, hoping that eventually, I’ll get a chance to get them out before the stockdog trial season starts in May!

Happy spring, everyone!