I know many of you are already seeing beautiful trees blooming, green grass, and flowers emerging from the ground but here in Michigan this is the scene. We still are getting frost at night, gloomy cloudy days, and no sign of anything green.
The animals think it’s spring, the snow has melted (mostly) and new baby calves are being born. As you can see we have lots of standing water it was a very hard snowy winter here and the ground is so saturated there’s no place for the water to go. I fear it may be a bad mosquito year for just that reason.
Even the forest has no green underbrush or budding leaves yet. With all this water it’s making it impossible for farmers to get in their field for planting time. By now they should be working the soil, but not this year.
This seems to be the scene all around me….last falls corn stubble. Farmers are normally turning it under by now and making their plan for planting a new crop. If this keeps up many family’s in my community will face an income hardship from lack of producing crops.
Even mama cow is looking for some tender grass to feed on. It was a long winter for the wild animals as well. I know they are anxiously awaiting some green grass to graze on. For those of you experiencing spring in your area please send a little my way.