So, it seems to be one step forward, two steps back with the weather! Take advantage of the warmer days, and hide indoors (or in the greenhouse if you have one) when it's not so hospitable.
Lots of junk has emerged from the snow, it's time for a complete spring clean, and get the garden ready to go for a new season.
Garden art can take the attention off areas that aren't quite up to par yet.
Not everything in your garden has to be bright and colorful. Native plants and other types of shrubs and trees offer a lot of other attributes - pollen in particular. Watch your native plants closely at this time of year and see how many pollinators they attract;
Crafts made in the fall with hardy succulents may need a bit of cleaning, but then they're ready to display somewhere special. This one is a perfect example;
Would you be interested in bragging up your best succulent container? I've had contests for this in the past, but they went by the wayside in the last couple of years. Let me know in the survey below;
Still wanting more? Join the Facebook group Rustic and Succulents DIY - we'd love to see you there!