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SPRING IS COMING! Isn't it???

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SPRING IS COMING! Isn't it???

Post  Judy McConnell on 3/10/2014, 11:06 am

These little signs have just popped up in the past few days.  There is HOPE

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Re: SPRING IS COMING! Isn't it???

Post  gwennifer on 3/10/2014, 12:36 pm

Yes! There's definitely hope. The crocuses have appeared here as well. Buds are swollen on all the flowering trees. Peonies are breaking ground. Tulip leaves have shot up. Seems to happen overnight. Spring is near!
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Post  SQFTBIX on 3/11/2014, 9:11 am

There are signs everywhere.  Here in Maryland, they just took snow out of the forecast for Wed-Thurs so we are getting clues for sure.

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Post  walshevak on 3/11/2014, 12:10 pm

My house sitters say the daffys are starting to bloom. I asked them to go out and plant me some sugar snap peas and uncover the garlic and strawberries..

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Post  herblover on 3/11/2014, 2:40 pm

....and so is more snow here in Central OH!
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Post  Dunkinjean on 3/13/2014, 10:45 pm

Here in Central Jersey it has been a very snowy winter as well.  lots o 
This past weekend we got a taste of spring and then went back to cold.
The snow has finally melted on our lawn and I see the start of some snow crocuses along with mini purple flowers (forgot name - alzhiemers).
Anyway, I am anxious to start my lettuces, carrots, beets, radishes and pototos but know I must be cautious....
Hopefully Spring is coming around the corner.....          
                                                                                       
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Post  CapeCoddess on 3/14/2014, 12:21 pm

@Judy McConnell wrote:These little signs have just popped up in the past few days.  There is HOPE

Boy, did I need to see THIS!  My hope was almost disintegrated.  Thank you!

We should have some crocus' up also by now.  I'm sure they're out there under the snow SOMEwhere... Rolling Eyes 

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Post  Turan on 3/14/2014, 1:37 pm

I just found a single crocus in bloom tucked in a warm corner!
I also have lambs bouncing around. Last ewe lambed day before yesterday.
Of course a snow storm is coming later today.

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Post  GWN on 3/14/2014, 6:01 pm



If you look VERY CLOSELY you can see  a garlic... centre of photo.  Most of the garden still under snow, this bed gets more heat from the house.... SOUTH side
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Post  Kelejan on 3/14/2014, 8:32 pm

I seeit! I see it! I looked VERY closely, GWN. I expanded the picture and there it was.
I haven't seen anything yet in my plots, but I know they are there. Very Happy
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Post  Dunkinjean on 3/14/2014, 8:38 pm

My garlic is rising also!        cheers 
Very cool!!
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Post  Mikesgardn on 3/20/2014, 5:36 pm

We finally have some spring weather here in maryland, so it is time to presprout the peas. In case anybody is interested, I wrap the pea seeds in several layers of wet paper towels, put them in a ziplock baggie, and put it on top of my water heater for warmth. Wait a couple of days and plant them outside. Works well.
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Post  sanderson on 3/20/2014, 9:00 pm

I see it, too!  It's so exciting when something pokes its head up.  bounce
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Post  johnp on 3/21/2014, 9:54 am

Yesterday it got up to 75 degrees and not to windy. I watered my garlic and it's up to about 6 inches and it really looks good. Of course the forecast for tomorrow is two to three inches of snow and lows around 17 degrees.  Mad Glad I built my little greenhouse to putter in. The kale, spinach and lettuce are providing a couple salads a week.
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Post  landarch on 3/21/2014, 10:17 pm

JohnP...if I were around the Arkansas River with 75 degree weather I'd be fly fishing.

My garlic is up about 6" or so...tulip leaves are up about the same.  Sugar peas were planted yesterday...however, cold front with 20 degree overnights majority of next week (holding off on planting broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower seedlings).
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Post  johnp on 3/23/2014, 6:45 pm

landarch I used to do quite a bit of wading in the Arkansas but the knees are not much any more. I live about a mile and a half from a fairly good spot that I see waders all the time.
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