Has Spring Sprung?

February 2nd: A ladybug works on a soon to open "Colonel Fiery" Camellia Japonica blossom.

Based on weather reports of a blizzard in the western U.S. and Colorado, the answer to that question is: Not everywhere. But, in what was no great surprise around these parts yesterday morning, our local resident groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day, predicting that our Spring will be early. Ummm, more like right now…I would say! Continue reading