Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Snow and Snowdrops...

Excerpt from the Farmer's Almanac...

Springfield, MO
MARCH 2011: temperature 42 ° (1 ° below avg.); precipitation 1" (1.5" below avg.); Mar 1-3: Sunny, warmer; Mar 4-9: T-storms, then sunny, warm; Mar 10-14: Rainy periods, cold; Mar 15-19: Snow, then sunny, cold; Mar 20-24: Snow, then sunny, warm; Mar 25-31: Showers, chilly.

Monday night: Cloudy with showers of rain and wet snow this evening. Low 31F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 30%. 
Hi 36°F Lo 31°F


Once again, the Farmer's Almanac got it right...  Yesterday it was rainy, cold and it snowed! What flowers that I did have in bloom were droopy, wet and wouldn't have looked very attractive in a photo.  

As a tribute to the Almanac and to participate in Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, I am posting photos of Snowdrops 'Galanthus sp' (seems appropriate) that I took a few weeks ago! 




To see a larger display of blooming flowers visit  May Dreams Gardens.

14 comments:

  1. Your Snowdrops are glorious! :)

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  2. Wow, it really is cold and snowy there. Next month your photos will be glorious meanwhile the snowdrops are pretty.

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  3. Wee! Snowdrops everywhere! Hardy and reliable. Happy GBBD!

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  4. I most like your bee. So nice of her to pose on the snowdrops. Great photo. Happy GBBD.

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  5. What a wonderful colony of snowdrops! They're so beautiful. I just added a few last year, and am looking forward the blooms, and to future years as they spread.

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  6. Love the snowdrops. How long have you had them?

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  7. Thank you. Lovely snowdrops. I should plant some in my yard. I have daffodills, crocus, lily of the valley and bleeding heart. I also have tulips in bright red, but no blooms and I can't figure out why.
    I've done some more posts http://diadesigns1.blogspot.com/ please stop in and enjoy. I would be honored if you would become a follower, I love your blog.

    Take care, Dia*

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  8. Just checking in on you and your life. Yep, the Farmer's Almanac is awesome. I love it and my friend based the date of her October wedding in Maine on the Almanac's predictions. In a rainy fall that was the only sunny day.

    All joys to you,

    Sharon Lovejoy Writes from Sunflower House and a Little Green Island

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  9. Happy GGBD! Your snow drops are so lovely! I love your countdown to spring too, I just got really excited :)

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  10. So great to see the bee enjoying your early snowdrops. Clearly you're not the only one enjoying them this time of year! Happy Bloomday!

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  11. So beautiful! I miss snowdrops. Don't see them much over here.

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  12. A bee on snowdrops??? That's one really early girl you had there. Isn't it great to see flowers!!

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  13. They always get it right!! I buy my daughter the Farmer's Almanac every year for either Christmas or her birthday. She loves to read it!
    I love the snowdrops!

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