Spring At Last!

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 2:44 pm

And still we might get snow next Tuesday, but can’t be much. It’s Spring, it’s Spring, it’s Spring. Yes, yes I am happy this Happiness Day.

 

Come Saturday Morning: Winter Is Coming. So Is Spring.

By: Saturday October 19, 2013 6:45 am

After the events of the past week, I’m too drained to think of anything else besides what happens in the Northern Hemisphere round about this time.

Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday April 27, 2013 4:00 am

Any ideas on plant combinations for flowers in containers? I’ve always been fond of annual blue salvias, with perhaps a trailing red petunia if I come across one, and double-flowered marigolds. Pretty basic and colorful all summer long, but it sure would be fun to do something new. I have a couple strawberry pots, a whiskey barrel, and a long window box to fill.

It Happens Every Spring

By: Sunday April 8, 2012 9:30 am

I have to tell a modest family story about baseball, the one sport connected to the earth’s circling of the sun (it begins with Spring Training and ends with a Harvest Festival). Maybe it begins in T.S. Eliot’s cruelest month, but as George Carlin reminds us, it is the sweetest sport: “In baseball, the object is to go home and to be safe. I hope I’ll be safe at home.”

Pull Up a Chair: Spring Has Sprung!

By: Saturday March 24, 2012 5:00 am

Spring has sprung here at Chez Siberia and I do mean sprung as in “if you stopped to tie your shoes, you missed the transition.’
Damn.

Pull Up a Chair: Tote That Barge, Shovel That Snow

By: Saturday March 19, 2011 5:00 am

The sun is shining; the sky is blue, the snow is filthy and I think it might just be moving toward spring. Aunt Toby is in Upstate New York. Do I wait for the sun to do all of its work, melt the snow, warm up the ground and then maybe I can plant some cool weather stuff?

NO.

Pull Up A Chair: Signs of Spring

By: Saturday April 3, 2010 5:00 am

Has Spring sprung?

Come Saturday Morning: Thinking of Spring

By: Saturday December 26, 2009 6:45 am

Even as the snow and cold rain fall, I can’t help but start thinking of spring.

Hope is a Thing – with Dirt

By: Sunday March 8, 2009 6:32 am

Even during the winter, plants are waiting to wake up and grow in the garden.

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