March had a snowy start, but now we’re seeing the first butterflies and moths, the birds are coming back and we’re getting some spring rains.
It’s been a cold and snowy month, but we’re starting to see a few hints that spring may be coming. Continue reading
It’s been a cold and snowy winter so far.
The end of the year brought very wintry weather to most of the country, including us. For the first half of the month we had just a little snow, so we could still walk up the hills.
November began with warm spring-like weather, but quickly changed to winter. Continue reading
At the beginning of this month the air felt like fall but most leaves were still green. Continue reading
September is our transition from summer to fall, bringing cooler temperatures, shorter days, and the sun lower in the sky. This week we had our first frosty nights. Continue reading
August was sunny and warm, with just enough rain to keep the prairies green. Then, in this last week, we had more than 5 inches of rain. It raised the level of the beaver lake, but fortunately didn’t cause any flooding.
July has been a busy month – lots of projects, lots of flowers, lots of interesting bugs.
So far our summer has been humid and warm and very green. Flowers are blooming everywhere. Continue reading