Reluctant Spring

  Hello, friends of Madras Garden Depot! We have been busy getting ready for a new year in the garden.  The good news is that we had a very mild winter but now spring is very slow in arriving. It keeps hesitating, dragging its feet with every temperature fluctuation​, ​raindrop and gust of wind.  Fortunately one of the benefits of this crazy,…

The Land of Awakening

 “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  Lewis Grizzard   Being a good gardener, but a wretched typist, I make doubly sure that each of my cold fingers carefully touches my keyboard so I don’t have to go back and make (yet another) correction…yes, it’s very, very cold out, but…