spring fever

drtluvr_in_z6February 3, 2008

I'm new to the forum but have been gardening 30 years. I live in Boonville, IN; 90 miles west of L'ville.

It's 50 degrees outside. I can't control myself . I'm going to plant spinach, and no one can stop me. I have the seeds and I have the dirt. And we all hate Tom Brady. Good Bye.

Wait, the seeds are sprouting already:)

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kydaylilylady(z6 KY)

I have the seeds and I have the mud....Guess I'll have to wait. I am thinking about planting a few flats of cabbage and broccoli though. I could do that easily enough....

I got my grasses cut down on Sunday and a little dead nettle sprayed. It'll soon be time to start some major weed control in the daylilies and get some garden going.

Janet

    Bookmark   February 5, 2008 at 9:28AM
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diggerb2(z5oh)

well i'm not planting yet, but here in NE ohio around akron, i've got snow drops in bloom!!!. what about you?

diggerb

    Bookmark   February 6, 2008 at 10:35AM
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drtluvr_in_z6

Digger, I've got Iris greens poking through (next to the runoff from the warm water the sump pump, pumps up)but no flowers.
It seems like I had Narcissus greenery in December but they went back to sleep.

    Bookmark   February 7, 2008 at 7:13PM
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diggerb2(z5oh)

more to report for spring> today i went out to my ice covered car and saw 3 fat, pale purple crocus buds right in the middle of the yard. spring is springing.!!!!
Diggerb

    Bookmark   March 4, 2008 at 4:42PM
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drtluvr_in_z6

some brave greenery but still no color. weather man threatens 5 inches of snow and low in mid teens friday
Boo

    Bookmark   March 5, 2008 at 9:20PM
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drtluvr_in_z6

six inches of snow 20 degrees
Boo March, go away

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 7:35PM
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lynbornman

We're at over 15" of snow...close to 20" in north columbus. Just saw my bulbs poking up a few days ago and my snowdrops were blooming. Now they are under feet of snow. My back is completely broken from shoveling the sidewalk. I have never longed for spring as much as I do this year.

    Bookmark   March 8, 2008 at 7:57PM
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sweetkountry

The breeze feels warm, the grass is greening, the buds on the trees are swelling, the hyacinths are peeking out, the crocus blooming. I want to start seeding!

Weatherman calling for lows in the 20's make me rein in my actions, but I want to start so bad.

I have begun seeding a wildflower garden and put out a small amount of lettuce seed today, just hoping they will sprout.

Does anyone know when the last exected day of frost is in southern Ohio?

    Bookmark   March 27, 2008 at 9:12PM
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