THERE ARE SO MANY GOODIES hidden here between the floorboards and inside the walls—you know, in the blog’s archives, where I went scavenging today for greatest hits from Marches past (now that we’ve reached our fifth March online!). Look at the stories I found that are perfect for this month of 2012, too, including (above) a daphne that’s about to pop and a frog that’s always the first to signal the unfolding season:
March 31, 2009
hey, mr. (or mrs.) bigstuff: a wood frog stops by
WHILE A BALD EAGLE CIRCLED OVERHEAD one sunny March day in recent years, this guy (girl?) let me sit beside him (her?) on the still-cold..
April 18, 2011
frog porn: the calls (and caresses) of the wild
LOVE IS IN THE AIR, BABY. FROG LOVE. My backyard is alive with the sounds, and sights, of the start of mating season, with a..
Which reminds me to wonder if the daphne mezereum plants I sent you a couple years ago survived? I hope most of them did, though I guess they’d still be too small to bloom this year.
Only six weeks away from Memorial Day, when we can plant! (Although, to be fair, wintersowing helps, as will that cold frame I’m about to build…)
I am about to reach my first year of blogging and realized I should have started a bloom calendar. I cant wait for the time I have 5 years of information to share. Thanks for sharing yours.
Good idea, Mo. I am terrible about this — better since I started the blog in 2008, and have those records online, but not good otherwise!