You may have seen the picture of my snow-covered lilacs on my niece's blog, Auntie Cake's. My son gave me a ride in his newest car for Mother's Day, and going through the woods I was surprised by how many trees had fallen due to the weight of the snow. We only got about four inches, but it was wet and heavy -- and gone within 24 hours.
Did you know a spring snow like that is called poor man's fertilizer? Partly because the moisture helps things "green up," and partly because it really does add nutrients like nitrogen to the soil. I was so pleased to hear this because...
...we're supposed to get more on Tuesday!!!
Tiny fragments of nature under glass ~
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