Easter Ramble

I was able to use my beaver-chewed walking stick for the first time this year last weekend. We walked a big loop around the woods. The first stop was the old ash tree. Then we went to visit the ancient maple tree.Here I am standing next to it.From there we headed across a little stream,…

Gardening season begins again

The first flower to bloom is always the johnny-jump-ups, followed closely by the snowdrops. We haven’t yet seen crocuses or other bulbs. I do so much shifting and overhauls in the garden that the smaller bulbs often get lost. On March 5 snow still covered everything, but we took the year’s first garden tour anyway….