February in Maine and the bulbs are popping up

It’s February and we’re in Downeast Maine.

And this crazy little Viola?

viola blooming in Maine February

Yesterday it was t-shirt weather. Today it’s bitter cold with winds howling through like a freight train. Yet signs of Spring are waging an impudent challenge to the calendar. In fact, this is the first February that I can recall the garden not being buried in snow!