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Happy Spring! We had our first spring rain last night. Now
Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:24am

things will start growing. The red bud trees, daffodils, jonquils, hyacinths, and crocus plants are flowering here.

There were no large wildfires in this area in March but we've had smaller ones. The volunteer fire fighters have been busy across the state with tall, dry grass that grew last summer, high winds, and low humidity creating fire hazards. 80% of one county in southwest Kansas was burned in a large wildfire that burned parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles plus Kansas.

    • Thanks for the news from KS...Delores, Sat Apr 8 8:00am
      sorry about the fires, one never knows what hazard comes next these days! We're still enjoying the daffodils, the tulips are beginning to show some color ~ thanks to Igor's efforts in last fall... more
      • Happy Easter!Carole, Fri Apr 14 9:08am
        It started raining here in late March. That brought an end to wildfires. Now the farmers and ranchers are trying to burn pastures and CRP acres in between the rains. The CRP acres have to be burned... more
        • Glad to hear you are enjoying Spring!Delores, Mon Apr 17 3:10pm
          Here, it may snow (not sure) but it is so cold and should be a -3 or -4 on Thursday. I have geraniums out so they must come back into the house for some cold nights. The tulips are doing great with... more
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