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Snowy April Morning

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Dusting of Snow While it has been a low snow year and warmer than usual we are still getting a light dusting of snow almost every morning. It is only about half and inch to two inches, just enough to … Continue reading

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First Flower 2016

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Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) When I went up the mountain to check the springs I saw coltsfoot, the first flowers of spring on Sugar Mountain.

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Real Dandelions

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Dandy Dandelion (Taraxacum) When we bought the farm, which was abandoned at the time, there were no dandelions here. Our early spring flowers were trillium, skunk cabbage, cow slip and coltsfoot. The latter, the coltsfoot, looks very much like dandelions, … Continue reading

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First Flowers of Spring

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Coltsfoot 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.

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