Belated Spring Cleanup

Don’t know what part of the world you all are reading from, but here in the Midwesterner United States, spring just sprung this past weekend. Usually, I have flowerbeds cleaned, the lawn mowed, and the garden plot tilled by mid-April, but I completed these tasks today.

I know I’m in the norm. With temps in the 40s and non-stop rain, not many Ohioans or Michiganders were out gardening this spring. Now that it’s 70 and sunny, though, we’re all happy to be back at it.

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Especially Ilsa.

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Don’t blink.
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Okay… I still have a little more weeding to do.

Can’t wait to get more flowers and plants in the ground this weekend. For now, I’m about to enjoy my favorite part of gardening: a well-earned cocktail in the sun. Happy Spring!

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Simple recipe: Clementine Vodka, club soda, frozen fruit and ice. Light and refreshing! 
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Don’t look too closely at those toes. The garden isn’t the only thing that needs tending!