More Spring thinking

Posted April 6, 2017 7:08 pm by Maria K.

More Spring thinking

It’s a gorgeous day. I should probably plant my sweet peas, but I went out and shovelled over my compost pile instead. Earliest I’ve ever been able to do that!And while I was shovelling, I was joined by two lovely little dancers, also known as Fire-rim Tortoise Shell butterflies. They are among the earliest to appear in Alberta’s spring, and it seems to be mating season for them.My camera and I found many things in which I take delight — among them the return of garlic chives,the survival of the strawberry patch in spite of rather poor snow cover this winter,and my own gardening fingers…(one of these years I’ll

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