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Quote of the Day: Doug Larson

March 30th, 2014

“Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.”

-Doug Larson

This quote is perfectly fitting. Yesterday was a beautiful spring day here in Maine. The temperature rose to right around 50, I was able to gather maple sap without my coat. I did, however, end up with boots full of slush, but that’s my fault for not tying up my boots.
Creeping spring in the garden 1
I’m happy to see that the snow is slowly receding from the back potager. Each day it gets close and closer, yesterday one tiny corner of the garden was finally showing mulch.
Creeping spring in the garden 2
Soon enough I’ll be able to start pulling any weeds that overwintered and take stock of all the kale to see if it managed to survive the LONG winter. I’m definitely getting excited for the possibility of a wonderful gardening season ahead!

Do you feel like whistling when you look at your garden?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.