Spring seems to be taking its sweet time about arriving in Central Illinois, but that hasn’t stopped die-hard gardeners from dreaming.
Do-it-yourself stores like Home Depot, big box stores like Walmart, and even some grocery stores are doing their best to capitalize on that fact.
Witness some of these beauties I saw this morning while browsing at Wally World:
Being exposed to what might be the worst and longest winter on record has made me extra-vigilant about finding signs Spring is on its way.
It’s COLD. Practically everywhere.
And while cold — and the misery it imparts — is relative, you know it’s cold when the weather folks start talking about a
Polar Vortex and advising viewers to protect pets, pipes, and tender vegetation.
big bird, Bl, black ice, blowing and drifting snow, cold, freezing vegetation, lemon tree, misery, pansies, paperwhites, Polar Vortex, sprinkler systems, temps way below normal