April 4, 2021 Trachelium seedlings

Hardy and half-hardy seedlings are planted out this month.

April 4,2021 Toads make an appearance.

We spend a lot of time moving toads to safety when we're working in the field. Tilling, mowing, even weeding can be dangerous to them.

April 12, 2021 The dahlia tubers know when it' spring.

Crates of dahlia tubers are moved up out of the cellar to wake up.

April 12, 2021 Tulip harvest begins!

Harvest continues for a few weeks. The tulips are pulled with their bulbs to extend their storage time.

April 12, 2021 Daffodils are coming in!

A sure sign of spring.

April 24,2021 This is a fishy high-rise.

I believe they enjoy the warmth and imagine they can see out into the world from this vantage point.

April 15, 2021 The Flower Cart is open!

Our Flower Cart opened a full week ahead of last year- on a snowy day.

April 15, 2021 Flower Cart bouquets.

Spring flowers include tulips, daffodils, hellebore, flowering branches, forget me nots and greenery.

April 20, 2021 Row cover protects our plants from frosts and freezes.

April 21, 2021 gave us a heavy snow mixed with ice and temps into the low 20's.

April 10, 2021 Seedlings waiting to be planted out.

Seedlings are hardened off in the hoop house.

April 30, 2021 Flower Cart Bouquets

As April ends, we look forward to May blooms!

And That's the April 2021 News From the Funny Farm