Tag Archives: seasons

Spring Fever

Spring Fever

It’s 50 degrees today, but here in Indianapolis the winter weather has a way of rearing its dreary head through March and into April. That’s a long ways off, and I’m looking for a fun indoor project to hold back a very bad case of spring fever. I’m up for about¬†anything that comes with good […] ... More

Artists Brush with Spring

After a Dreary Winter, Nature Prepares a New Canvas. Spring is here, and our northern areas are encountering the almost-forgotten sights and sounds of this gently blustering season. There are whitecapped millponds, stretching and tossing after their icy hibernations; pussy willows sunning themselves like wise kittens; and increasingly frequent flashes of bright birds back home […] ... More
Get Going in the Garden!

Get Going in the Garden!

Late February is not the time for gardeners to recline in their favorite easy chair beside the wood stove. Spring is waiting in the wings and an early start on gardening chores can make the difference between a mediocre and a great harvest of flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Here are some of the gardening tasks […] ... More
Early Bird Planting

Early Bird Planting

The early bird gets the worm they say; and for garden lovers, the early seed planter gets the flowers. Some flowering plants require early planting, and depending on where in the country you live, February may be the time to get going and gain a jump-start on the growing season. Some flowers, such as larkspur, […] ... More