Ode to Spring … and Michigan Spring Wallpaper!

Ode to Spring, photo by Sue Fraser Suddenly there’s no more snowing, Balmy breezes blithely blowing, Lilacs bloom, the lawn needs mowing– Oh, what glee! -Robert G. Shubinski (full poem) Spring isn’t quite this far advanced, but if you want to add to the amount of spring in your life,take a walk through the spring … Continue reading Ode to Spring … and Michigan Spring Wallpaper!

Old Cabin In Spring

Old Cabin In Spring, photo by David Marvin I’m going to declare that the statute of limitations on posting another photo from David Marvin expired at 7:38 AM today. Check his photo out background bigilicious and see more of his photos from the Brevort Lake area. Be sure to follow his blog too! More spring wallpaper on Michigan in … Continue reading Old Cabin In Spring

Ramps, Wild Leeks, Spring Onion, Allium tricoccum

Wild Leeks, photo by CherryCapitalFoods Here’s some of a Wild Food Wednesday on Wild Leeks I wrote for eatdrinkTC.com. You often find these oniony treasures when you’re morel hunting. Leeks are in the woodse now, and more than one little bird has told me of morels popping around the state as well!  Whether you know them as ramps, wild … Continue reading Ramps, Wild Leeks, Spring Onion, Allium tricoccum

Set your background for Spring!

First Flowers of Spring, photo by Bill Dolak Although this photo is from a year and two days ago, reports are starting to roll in of crocus sightings. That’s good enough for me – set a course for Spring, Warp 6! Check it out background bigtacular and see more in Bill’s Flowers slideshow. There’s more … Continue reading Set your background for Spring!

Drink deep of milk of spring: Snowdrops

Push Up, photo by Michael in A2 Michigan Gardener’s plant focus on Snowdrops begins: The very first bulb to cheerfully announce spring is the snowdrop. As the last winter snow melts, carpets of delicate white flowers emerge through last year’s fallen leaves. Snowdrops will reliably return year after year despite Mother Nature’s most challenging winters. … Continue reading Drink deep of milk of spring: Snowdrops

Sign of spring #77: Trillium in the Woods!

Trillium, photo by karstenphoto One of the many signs of spring in Michigan is the appearance of the endangered trillium flower in the woods. In Plant Focus: Trillium, George Papadelis of the Michigan Gardener writes that for hundreds of years, this plant and its name have been used to symbolize purity, simplicity, elegance, and beauty. … Continue reading Sign of spring #77: Trillium in the Woods!