LOOKING FORWARD TO FUN IN THE GARDEN
I was down at the Garland Community Garden today--didn't find a four-leaf clover, but I felt lucky nonetheless. it was a beautiful day and I was heartened to see six gardeners working away.
Earlier this morning I helped some folks unload horse manure down there and went down to check on our tulip bed which i part of a citizen science project tracking climate change in North America.
The tulips were planted on January 8, 2019 according to instructions we received from Journey North. All 50 tulips we planted came up. The first ones began to emerge by February 11. By February 22, all 50 tulip bulbs had emerged. March 2 saw our first bloom. By March 11 all 50 were in bloom. Today I took the final snapshots shown below. On March 17 all are in full bloom--almost read to shed their petals.
March 17, 2019
March 11, 2019