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Jumping the Gun

April 22, 2007

Spring has finally sprung in my hometown. For the past three days, it’s topped out in the high 70’s. Gorgeous, sunny weather. Beautiful things are starting to grow in my garden.

(Dandelions are also starting to grow in my garden, but I’m digging those suckers up as fast as I can.)

I’ve set all my seedlings on the front porch to harden off. Two new rose plants are waiting in their gallon containers to be planted as soon as the arbor they are to climb is installed.

The only problem is, I know I’m doing too much too soon. It generally is not considered a good idea to plant in my neck of the woods until mid-May. We’ve been known to get a hard frost well into May. But I just can’t help myself. Here’s hoping the cold weather stays away for good!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Suzanne Temple permalink
    April 23, 2007 9:46 pm

    I know the feeling! We’re doing the same.

    I see on your counter you only have 25 days left before baby! Sooo exciting!

  2. Heth permalink
    April 24, 2007 6:52 pm

    Yeah but it’s SO FUN! Happy planting to you.

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