March is certainly living up to its reputation of coming in like a lion, at least in the Northeast. The weather gurus have called this storm well as we have 8 inches of new snow with more expected.
But somehow snow in March is not nearly as depressing to me as cold gray snow-less days in February. At least we are now closer to spring … just 18 days to go. The sun, when it shines, is stronger and warmer … and pre-season baseball is underway in Florida.
This storm brings a good reminder though … use the gentle upward sweep of a broom to clear heavy snows from evergreens, and help prevent damage from the weight of heavy snows.
And, until the weather is in a more spring-like mode, this article http://www.theday.com/re.aspx?re=cf5f870c-78ad-4a48-b10f-d17560153e71, reminded me how refreshing it can be to make a quick stop at a local nursery. A walk through a greenhouse can be a grand pick-me-up for the winter-weary soul. For now, though, I’m heading out to shovel …