SPRING THINGS WE GET TO DO IN PREPARATION FOR SUMMER AND FALL THINGS.
First and foremost, we get to smell the flowers of spring. Umm! The fragrance of blossoming trees is almost indescribable! The beauty smacks us flagrantly after the barrenness of winter. The smells are wonderful and the colors breathtaking. Vibrant and filled with fresh life, promising fruitfulness to come.
Perfect pinks, wonderful whites, powerful purples, riotous reds, varieties of greens, from delicate yellow greens to deep emeralds, yelling yellows, and too many more to mention here. Tulips, Daffodils, Crocus, Dandelions, and a riot of flowers just dedicated to spring.
We get to see, smell and touch these awesome visions of new life.
In addition, we get to see all the animal newborn and watch their exuberant explosions of living joy!
Walking together without cumbersome winter clothing makes the new journeys delightful as the solicitous sun beams through the thickening leaf cover, speckling the moist and verdant ground. Yes, the fresh breeze brings some chill, so some clothing adaptable to the changing conditions spring always brings in variant ways, is advisable.
And then, GARDENING! This awesome privilege of spring, is the answer to the hours spent pouring over plant nursery magazines, envisioning beauteous blooms of almost infinite variety, decorating our lush landscapes. Turning the soil and preparing it for these, soon to be delights to nose and eyes. The anticipation will soon become reality!
SO MANY CHOICES PROCESSES
Along with the beauty and fragrances comes WORK! If you want the look you have to cook! That is, prepare the ground to receive the botanical wonders and fruit bearing plants, bushes and trees. For some it requires digging proper sized holes to assure proper setting of the roots with plant food and moisture sufficient to cause the tender shoots to grasp a firm hold and adequate soil to cover to a proper depth.
For others, it requires a tilling of the ground to loosen the earth for easy insertion and good aeration. This will usually require a tilling machine if there is a fairly sizable area to be planted.
My favorite tiller is made by Troy built. There are a variety of sizes and power, from electric to the more standard gas powered. The way they till the ground is superior to many other brands and the balance makes use easier. However, there are many brands and prices, so take a look and pick the one that fits you and your needs. (As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.)
OTHER THINGS WE GET TO DO IN SPRING
- FISHING (I’m not an ice fisherman, I like dry ground or a boat to fish from and warm weather for comfort.)
- OUTDOOR SPORTS
Obviously, this is not an exhaustive list, just some suggestions.
FAITH AND FUN ARE PART AND PARCEL OF SPRING THINGS
- Believe it, spring does come EVERY year. Sometimes sooner, sometimes later, sometimes shorter and sometimes longer. BUT it does come. So, believe it. Then get ready for the things I have mentioned above and HAVE FUN!
- When you realize that God’s promise of the seasons and that seed time and harvest will continue on the Earth, and we see it in action, it should grow your faith.
- As you experience the good weather, you will naturally look for ways to have fun in it.
- Surely when you see the circle of life beginning again, you will have your faith renewed.
- So, ENJOY!!!
Warren G. Blaisure