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By Phyllis Both
Contributing Writer 

Sauk County Gardener


March 8, 2018

“I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose I would always greet it in a garden.” – Ruth Stout

Spring has sprung since the robins arrived early this year. They usually arrive around March 14. We may have an early spring this year and be able to get to our garden clean up early. I checked the frost layer and we have a long way to go before the ground thaws. Because of all the mulch I use, it will take a while longer. If you get out and about, check your perennial beds for roots heaved out from frost. Gently step down on any exposed roots and cover with mulch.

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