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March Comes In Like a Lion, Goes Out Like a Lamb

“March comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb.”  ~ Proverb Here in New England during March, we can experience a broad range of weather from raging blizzard, like Tuesday’s storm Stella, to warm days with temperatures reaching … Continue reading

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Maple Sugaring – A Rite of Spring

Spring is here with the calls of red-winged blackbirds, muddy roads and buckets hung on maple trees, which are tapped to collect their sweet sap. Although this winter was very mild, generally New Englanders wait a long time for spring to … Continue reading

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Maple Sugaring – Rite of Spring

Spring is here with the calls of red-winged blackbirds, melting snow, muddy roads and buckets hung on maple trees, tapped to collect sap. New Englanders wait a long time for spring to arrive. Michael Kelly, a blogging friend from L.A., recently commented, … Continue reading

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

COUNTRY GARDENING in zone 5 “In like a lion, out like a lamb.” In March, month of the vernal equinox, New England transitions from winter to spring and can experience a broad range of weather from raging blizzard to warm days with … Continue reading

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