May 18, 2009

Back to Work!

Spring is lurching along, finally warm in a huge blast of sudden warm weather. The plants and I are astonished. We've been a solid 3 or more weeks behind, which made being under the weather myself seem not so urgent-------and now it's a flat-out race for the gate. It's good to be able to dig again, and to finally wave 'good morning' to little familiar faces: pineapple mint, lime balm, variegated lemon balm, orange mint, columbia lilies, shooting stars. . . all popping up in just the past two days. And the robins are singing the goodnight song now promptly at 8pm, reminding me to come inside and eat dinner. I went back out to close up the greenhouse and move pots of newly dug plants and startled a doe and her lass, inspecting my handiwork!