A light drizzle was falling.
I decided to milk again so I could set a gallon of milk to clabber, I am getting hungry for cottage cheese. I added a cup of my buttermilk to get things started sooner.
A friend from another forum talked about making yogurt....got me thinking that I should try that too.
I may have to start milking more often.
I toured the yard to see what was happening and took a few pictures.
This is right outside the back door....can it be that I am actually going to finally get a bloom? I will be watching it closely. I bought this from the Master Gardener's sale several years ago and it just sits there! I thought they were supposed to spread....
|From plants outside late February|
and the new Annabelle
lilac is budded out
The shastas, white hesperis are up about 3 inches.
,and the lavender in the cistern planter by the back door is still with us. The cats have been laying on top of it recently so I wondered if it would survive,
There are clumps here and there of daffodils.
The lamium with the daffs came from a hanging basket I had above them a couple of years ago. I don't know if it was dropped seeds or a piece of the plant.
Two things I noticed about the oak trees on the west side of the house:
The Pin Oak and the Swamp Oak do no drop their leaves....the Red Oak does.
This is the young Swamp Oak, also bought at the Master Gardener's Sale.
I didn't tour the east yard where the cellar and grass beds are.
Back inside and I put on a pot of Great Northern beans for dinner. The plan is to have them with biscuits and some greens. I also boiled 10 eggs and will make some into deviled eggs.
5 eggs again today.