Another Taste of Spring


| 3/15/2013 11:14:00 PM



A photo of Nebraska DaveAnother taste of Spring. The temperature was up in the 60s.  The snow from Monday is all but gone.  It was so great to be outside in only a short sleeve shirt.  However, the threat of more snow in a couple days certainly will put a damper on any garden plans if indeed it does snow.  This year is so much more like what Nebraska weather is supposed to be.  Many were spoiled with the weather last year and were hopeful that it would continue to be warm and nice.  It isn't supposed to be warm and nice during the winter and transition months.

Temperture good for painting  

Yea, temperature is above 50 so let the painting begin.  It's really a nice day with little wind to cause any issues.  So a double coat of primer on the back of the panel and after a couple hours of drying, a flip over for the final coat of green paint on the front side of the panel.

Green panel and graffiti being painted  

As I've stated in previous posts my artistic talents are zip, nada, nil, zero.  So I'm bravely going where I've never been before.  With a clean slate before me, the graffiti painting begins.  The first up to be painted is the black stems for the flowers along the bottom of the panel.



Making a flower  

Mary Carton
4/12/2013 1:09:25 AM

Dave love the fence panels. The dogwoods and redbuds are starting to bloom here. Was in the 80's yesterday and we had some storms to come through today. Had 1.77 inches of rain and more on the way. I got my garden plowed and a row of corn planted just before it rained. Now I wonder if the seeds are drowning.


NEBRASKA DAVE
4/1/2013 2:55:11 AM

Joan, Spring weather finally broke long enough for me to get one panel finished. Then it's back to cold weather with rain and wind. I sure hope we get more of the warmer days this week. It's time to start the warm weather plants. I begged a couple more grow lights to add to the seed starting station so maybe tomorrow I'll get the tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants started on the heat mat. Have a great time working in the garden.


JOAN PRITCHARD
3/26/2013 2:14:48 AM

Sounds like good lazy waitin for spring projects. Love the flowers. After a few days of this, don't it feel just a little bit like country.