* I sat waiting for a snow storm (albeit one that would only drop 2-4 inches) all day and it didn't materialize...yet. This time last year it was in the 60s, according to my garden journal.
* I've been waffling back and forth about attending the Philadelphia Flower Show. It's right in my city and would give me a sorely needed dose of spring, but I usually end up disappointed by it. With only a few days left, I'm pretty sure I won't be attending.
* This weekend it's supposed to be in the high 50s. Guess who has two hands and will be doing a lot of yard cleanup and lilac-bush-moving? This gal!
* I've been thinking about dahlias a lot lately just because, and in the meantime have discovered Old House Gardens heirloom bulbs . Hooray for retail therapy! I also need to figure out how to stake them so that I can make them go from drab to fab:
|Why yes, my dahlias did remain flopped over like this all summer.|
|Staked dahlias at Longwood|