Tulip update~

Way back in the fall, I planted several (SEVERAL, MULTIPLE, LOTS!!!) crates of tulips. And then they froze on the front porch.

And then I cried.

Then the boys helped me move the crates to the garage. And we waited to see how they would thaw~ squishy bulbs = dead bulbs= no tulips. Firm bulbs= not dead bulbs= flowers in the spring! The bulbs were firm and I did a happy dance.

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Rocket forward 3 months~ early in January, I (IE: the boys, because I’m still a bit unsteady on my feet) moved all the crates into the basement garden where the bulbs could warm up. A little sprinkle of water and they might think it was spring.

Sure enough, here they come! Angelique….

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Silverstream…..

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Brown sugar….

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And La Belle Epoque…..

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Some of these might be ready for Valentine’s Day!!!!

Ooooo! I can’t wait!!!!

What’s for supper: I’m not sure yet. Chicken something?

Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Light south southeast wind. Tonight snow, mainly after 11pm. Low around 27. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

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