It is the first of February, and astronomical spring is six weeks away. However, it is starting to look like spring at my house, and here’s the proof.
First, indoors, on my kitchen windowsill. My local grocery store sells pots of sprouting forced bulbs this time of year, and they’re so inexpensive I can’t resist. I’ll find a corner of ground to tuck them into once it warms up a bit.
And outside. Please forgive the weeds. I still haven’t cleaned up the garden yet. Soon.
Oh, and something unrelated to plants, but definitely related to the weather: yet another needlework experiment. Someone posted on Facebook back in early January how they were going to make an afghan by crocheting one row every day. The color would be determined by the day’s high temperature. So I thought I would do it, too. Anyway, here’s the yarn:
And here’s the afghan at the end of the first month: