Monday, April 12, 2010

After a brief setback in the weather (SNOW the other day, hmpht) we're back to spring conditions.

Today dawned bright and clear so I set off to Beechwood.

High time to make a start on the garlic mustard:

The ants haven't warmed up enough yet to be a problem, but I turned over a brick and found one of their secret hideaways:

Another lurker:

I also discovered a few more pieces for my potsherd collection:

Today's harvest:

An inspector came along to check my work:

Yesterday was the first day I noticed bugs in the pond, too, both underwater and skating on the surface. Everything's gearing up for another busy summer.

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