And with green grass and bursting trees
Leans to the sun's kiss glorying,
And quivers in the sunny breeze.
begin until next week, but all
around me there are signs that
it's already here.
Fruit trees are blooming
all over my yard. Wild jasmine
[South Carolina's state flower]
grows along the sides of long, county
roads and the tops of trees, filling
the air with it's sweet scent.
I sent my husband to the feed store
for chicken scratch and he came
home with little ones who now
are living in my bathtub until
they are big enough for the great
Seedlings are ready to go in the
ground. According to the old timers
you need to have your plants in
the ground by Easter Sunday if you
want to have a good crop.
The tomatoes that have been growing
all winter in the green house are
ready to eat and are being consumed
as fast as they ripen. Oh, they have
been missed these winter months.
I am drinking quarts of nettle tea
sweetened with local honey to
try and keep my allergies under
control as the yellow haze of
pollen settles on every surface.
Yes, spring is here in my world,
how about yours?