Wednesday, March 19, 2014

A Second Look--March 19, 2014

Spring is officially here tomorrow and if I look at things objectively, it really is spring outside--meaning the plants are putting out new green leaves despite the fact that they keep getting covered up with snow.

Once again, we had a lot of variability in the weather this past week. The weekend saw temperatures in the 60's followed by rain and snow the next couple of days. Although we haven't had another heat wave, the snow is melting.

Here's what a saw this week during a Second Look.

Saturday was windy and warm with temps in the 60's.




Sunday and Monday the snow came.


By Tuesday much of the snow had melted, especially under the trees. Other places still had a few inches.


The snow was deep enough around the area of this fungus that I was glad I had my boots on.



I guess there's a reason they call these snowdrops.



Another crocus. My count is now up to two.



6 comments:

  1. It's so funny--we have a lot more snow than you but I have many more crocuses than you have. I think they like their spot on the south of our home where there is a lot of sunshine (well, not today, but the past 2 days were sunny).

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    1. With all of your snow, I'm surprised that you can find any at all. Even if they have bloomed, I think you wouldn't be able to find them under all of the white stuff. :)

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  2. I can't wait until you can't count all the crocus because there are too many. :)

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    1. At least I'd like to use more than one hand.

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  3. Wow, that looks cold! It's been positively summery over here some days recently.

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    1. It was cold, but it's warming up. Yea!

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