The snow is nearly gone with just patches remaining in deeply wind drifted areas and at the southern edges of fields where the shadows from the trees protect it from the sun.
Our first flowers are out, the Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara), which appear even before dandelions to which they look similar. A big difference is the stem which is scaly on the coltsfoot but smooth on dandelions.
Yesterday we began spot seeding pastures to adjust the mix in some areas.
Outdoors: 60°F/35°F Mostly Sunny
Tiny Cottage: 66°F/62°F
Daily Spark: My choice early in life was between whether to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there’s hardly any difference. -Harry S. Truman