The Preacherman said, "My advice to you is to get yourself a gun and learn how to shoot." The Gunslinger said, "My advice to you is to get yourself a Bible and learn how to pray."

BLOG TRIGGER WARNING: "OMG! OMG! Guns have triggers!" Well, so do NORK NUKES. Better waddle on over to your safe place and assume the kissin' position.

REQUISITE BLOG DISCLAIMER: Entries at this blog are akin to good old-fashioned campfire chats; I offer no opinion on what you should or should not purchase, or what you should be using or doing. What does or does not work for me could be many country-miles away from your tastes and your needs. Any products, places, and / or whatnots that I review for this blog are purchased at retail price by me. I do not accept payment, gifts, discounts, freebies, products on loan, demon alcohol, drugs, probation, parole, Presidential Pardons, or any flavor of sexual favor for doing any review.

EU TRACKING COOKIE NOTICE: Google bakes those scrumptious cookies and everything Google cooks usually means something related is up for sale. We appreciate our many visitors from inside and outside of the USA and feel obligated to mention that YOUR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS MAY KNOW THAT YOU WERE HERE and they may not approve of you perusing the blog entries regarding GUNS ... KNIVES ... SELF-DEFENSE ... CORRUPT POLITICIANS ... SELF-SERVING ROGUE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ... GOVERNMENT SPYING ON CITIZENS ... Human Rights ... Freedom of Speech ... Life ... Liberty ... Pursuit of Happiness ... war isn't peace ... slavery isn't freedom ... ignorance is weakness ... daring to question everything and everyone ... all that kind of stuff.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Yard and Garden Journal 3/24/2017: our first daffodil of this season ...

We had buds far too early;  a recent heavy snow laid most of the longer stems flat on the ground, causing many of them to weaken or break.  Still, any bloom this time of year is a win.    

Currently, it is 73F outside here in far northeastern Illinois.  


Ruth said...


All my bulbs were a couple inches out of the ground, then we got a huge freeze and 3ft of snow. And its still there. Just hoping they all survived......

"Zack" said...

Yeah, I hear ya. The freeze / thaw / refreeze cycles took out many of our shallow bulbs too; and our winters are nowhere near as tough as yours.

Happy spring!

Doug Rink said...

I think our daffodils had about run their course before we got our last unexpected hard freeze here in the north Georgia mountains. Trees are now starting to buzz, but the old timers will warn "dogwood winter" or "blackberry winter" may deliver another couple of frosts before planting season begins in earnest.

"Zack" said...

... hmmmmm ... maybe wife and I should pack up and head down south ... Georgia sounds just fine.

Take care, Doug.