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Ahh, the sweet sting of blisters

Pruned some shrubs in the yard yesterday and finished up with the raspberries and salvia today. Didn’t take long for several

My raspberry patch after today's pruning.

blisters to bubble up on my right hand – my “winter soft” hands will need to start toughening up. Have to say though, if blisters are a sign that spring really is here, I’ll take one on every finger!

It is, after all, only March 15 and winter usually holds out for awhile longer in Northeastern Wisconsin. Temps in the 60s and 70s have been fabulous. Opening the windows in the house, feeling the warm breeze blow through, it all seems quite decadent. Even slept with the window open last night. Can’t ever recall doing that in March before.

Anyway, back to the subject of pruning. Continue reading

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