Late Spring and Gardening in the Shenandoah Valley

Late March and April in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley is a constant “will it, or won’t it?” with the weather.

Will it rain?

Will it snow?

Will the wind blow down trees?

Will the sun come out?

Will it stay shady for days?

 

Seedlings. Snow in March (as shown here on the 21st) isn’t […]

Passamaquoddy Loop Hike in Shenandoah National Park

Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!

How nice! Instead of expecting a gift from its guests, NPS gave a gift to the public: free admission at national parks.

Hubby and I took advantage of the free entry by visiting Shenandoah National Park for a hike.

w/hubby

page valley view

stacey

 

 

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Reorganizing Seed Packets in the Snow

previously organized seed packets

We’ve had one whopper of a snowstorm this year, as well as several smaller snowfalls. We had over two feet during the first real snow of the year!

I love the first snow, even if it’s a lot, especially when it comes on the heels of an 80-degree Christmas. I […]

Shenandoah Valley Thanksgiving Snow of 2014

I kid you not — snow on Thanksgiving! Well, it mostly snowed the day before (6+ inches!) but we had a few flurries the day of. The holiday was a little bittersweet as our first family holiday since we lost Dad, but watching the dogs all playing together in the white stuff helped keep my […]

Snowy Allegheny Mountain View

I really hope this is the last time I have a snowy view this season. I love the first pretty snowfalls in Autumn, but by the end of February, I am done. To see this in Spring? No fun!

 

Allegheny Snowy Mountains

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