Sunday, February 26, 2012

Sort of Spring

The weather here, like most of the country, has been insane this winter. This week, we broke a daily high record with a whopping 81 degrees in February. Then the storms came through. Tonight the low will be in the 30's.
We'd like off the roller coaster, please. 

The poor flowers don't know what to do. Usually, there's a grand scheme with the bulbs. 

She planted some that bloom in January, some in February, some in March, etc. Given that Mother Nature has been a bit bipolar, none of the flowers are doing what they are supposed to be doing. 

Since it's been mostly mild, the hyacinths came up early. They usually don't bloom until mid to late March.

 The crocus were supposed to bloom in January but they are just now coming up. The tulips are coming up but haven't put on buds yet. 

But the pansies are doing great. They should bloom until May or until mom pulls them up to plant impatiens.

What's it like in your part of the world?


  1. Sounds like our weather, like it but nutty
    Benny & Lily

  2. Pretty flowers the weather everywhere is weirdo
    Urban Hounds

  3. Mama keeps moving us around too much for me to be able to tell which way is up, but right now outside, the crocuses and daffs are coming up. I suspect that when we FINALLY get back home this week, we'll see snow and no flowers, though.

    I like flowers. I can pee on them.

    Lola Pug

  4. It has been a crazy ride this winter! Glad the flowers are blooming even if a bit off schedule.

  5. We haven't seen any flowers, yet ... but that is probably Liberty's fault - she keeps digging them up. We have had some nice days - lots of playing outside. Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster & Liberty