Articles written by Emily How

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 1 of 1

  • Dakota Gardener: Signs of Spring

    Emily How|Mar 27, 2024

    My 98-year-old great aunt always says that spring is here when the mesquite trees start to bud and the bluebonnets bloom. That works fine in Texas where mesquite trees and bluebonnets are common, but here in North Dakota, there are other signs that point to spring. To help this native Texan understand what the signs of spring are in North Dakota, I did an office poll. Birds returning and singing, trees starting to bud, the smell of the soil, bulbs emerging and crocus blooming were the common...