Unfortunately, a super cold and wet April is being followed by a cold and wet May around here. Mama ducks and geese don't care - They are continuing life as normal with baby chicks showing up every day now.
The steep bank in front of the house that we cleared of an assortment of sturdy weeds looks pretty good. The iris I moved from other spots all have buds, and the native wildflowers are in full bloom. We had planted heather, Candy Tuft, and transplanted rhododendron on the bank also, so it is pretty full.
Since this bank is under control and I can keep it up by pulling weeds any time I pass by, I started another project: