|Bee on witch hazel
Meanwhile, buds are starting to swell here and there around the yard.
I didn't get a good photo of the snowdrops, but the "regular" croci are blooming as well as the daffodils (which look a little raggedy, due to the fluctuating weather).
So much for outside. Inside, I finally got around to starting the zinnias from seed. But first, I made some pots from newspaper, as described in this video.
Mine are not as refined as the ones in the video, but they will work.
Today I finished de-branching the arborvitae, so that task is finished. Now I am waiting on an estimate for the rain garden, because of this repeat performance:
I hope the rain garden helps.