Ed's Chesprocott Region Blog: What A Difference a Year Makes, Is Spring 2016 Around the Corner

What A Difference a Year Makes, Is Spring 2016 Around the Corner

Back in early February, Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring. After what we experienced last year, it sounded too good to be true. After all, o year we were pelted with snow almost daily in February and it carried over into mid March as well. 

So how shocked can I be as I walked along the yard Saturday, Feb 27 to see sprouts where I know the daffodils are planted?

Early spring 2016

It's still a little early, and if we get more snow, which is highly possibly, these may get burnt and not recover.

But for now, it is a sight to make one smile.


What A Difference a Year Makes, Is Spring 2016 Around the Corner


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Comment balloon 15 commentsEd Silva • February 28 2016 04:54AM


Ed, Our winter has been so up and down that we do have some daffodils that poked up sprouts around November and got burned.  We've got a lot of recent growth on other spots and our snow drops our blooming.  Supposed to reach the 60s today, not a bad day at all :)  Bill

Posted by Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton) (RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com) almost 5 years ago

Good morning Ed. Hope these sprouts don't need to get confused again and retreat under the cover of snow and freezing temperatures.

Posted by Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709) almost 5 years ago

You may have to find these little guys a blanket before a blanket of snow covers them...we have 50's this weekend...and snow in the forecast...

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) almost 5 years ago

Good morning Ed. The contrast is amazing. I love your pictures too.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) almost 5 years ago

So happy to see mother nature is giving you all a break with an early spring I hope. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by ba`B Ratliff, "Sold with Bob" (Robert Ratliff Realty) almost 5 years ago

After our severe winter weather, I am very anxious for spring.

Have an outstanding week.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) almost 5 years ago

Ed, you did have an awful "spring", and glad you have not had that much snow this year.  We have bulbs coming up now too!  

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) almost 5 years ago

Hi Ed.  What a huge difference between 2015 and 2016 winters.

Posted by Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates) almost 5 years ago

Hi Ed, I am excited for Spring too. It it right around the corner.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) almost 5 years ago

Those are strikingly different pictures, Ed!  It sounds like Punxsutawny Phill it getting it right this year!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) almost 5 years ago

I am hopeful that Phil will be correct and the warmer temps will hold but predictions of temps back in the 40's are predicted for the weekend.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties, The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730 (Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070) almost 5 years ago

Ed for once I hope that little rodent is right.  It would be nice to see some color soon.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) almost 5 years ago

I'm so happy to see spring has sprung in CT!!! Just a few weeks ago you commented on my post and it seemed like it would be sometime far, far into the future before you'd get to see spring again.

This is great news!!! Have faith!!!!

Posted by Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives (DFW FINE PROPERTIES) almost 5 years ago

Nice to see Ed Silva those little buds coming up...I am excited here that we will have a long flowering season (you know I am such a grower of flowering plants...can't wait)!

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) almost 5 years ago

Ed, I was a little bit skeptical when Phil did his thing, but today we kissed 60 degrees!  

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) almost 5 years ago