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Garden Glimpses: Mid-Winter 2022

Winter can seem a very bleak period, but there’s beauty and wonder everywhere, if you know where to look for it.  Last year we had a blizzard in late January, which dropped more than 30 inches on the property, and kept it snowbound until mid-March.  In my youth, this used to be the natural state of things in my area, snow cover from Christmas to Easter, but climate change has made that a rarity.  The year before there was no measurable snow accumulation the entire season, and this year, though we’re still running below average, we’ve managed to have a series of smaller snowfalls which, aided by bitter cold spells, have helped to keep the ground covered throughout January, if only by a few inches.

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