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This winter has been very mild and very wet compared to our usual weather in the PacificNorthwest. No hard freezes yet at all. No snow besides a brief dusting back in December. However the forecast for this coming week calls for temps in the 20s. That’s actually a good thing for knocking back slugs and triggering some vegetation development.
The truck fern is very happy in all this mild weather.
Fern sori on bottom of fronds:
Out at the beach, grass continues vibrantly green as it is all winter — in fields, verges and on rocks high enough to be permanently above the waterline.
Inside, my tomatoes are coming along. Seeds planted January 10. Seedlings on the 22nd:
And transplanted January 31 into 4” pots. Under lights. Heating pads below keep soil temp 70°F.
What colors are you seeing where you live these days?
Overcast, breezy and cool in the PNW islands today. Temps in the low 40s.
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