Garden: What a difference a year makes!

Before I head out to do a little garden clean up today, I wanted to see what the garden looked like this time last year…but in my wanderings I came across my photos from the first day of spring in 2014.

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Kinda greenish, just a little snow but things starting to warm up and peek through

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Aaaand this was the first day of spring this year, 2015.  The year of snowmageddon here in Boston.  Yep, no green to be seen.  It’s finally starting to bloom here and later this weekend, I’m going to dig around for more photos for this time last year as a comparison.

I’m keeping a new garden journal (started last year) for our new house.  My last journal was sketches and words, this time around I’m trying photo collages as well as written descriptions and adding in tags from plants etc.  My format is 5×7 which may be a little small, I may end up going to 6×8, we’ll see how it’s working out.

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One thought on “Garden: What a difference a year makes!

  1. Keeping a journal of the garden and its development sounds very rewarding. I often wish we had done this as we went along. Looking back at the old photos is always cheering, to see how far things have come! Hoping Spring is with you soon after such a harsh winter.

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