It is Tuesday, April 27, as I write and this morning was so cold but by sunset it was 60 degrees. The sun was shining and it seemed that all of a sudden it was very green outside.
Chilmark sends April on her way with few regrets . . . a wet, windy and generally unfriendly month this year. However, the early flowers persevered and we have high hopes for a friendly May.
Once again I was able to scoop the news of the week from my co-columnist Brad and the event occurred practically in his backyard no less!
The forsythia is in full bloom, as are the dogwood trees and magnolias. There are daffodils galore and the Dreamcatcher at Aquinnah Circle is in the process of opening on May 22.
Tracy S. Kozul died at the Boston Medical Center on Sunday morning, April 26, after a lengthy illness. He was 58.
Joyce West Erdman died from heart failure on April 12 at Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. She was 86.
West Tisbury inaugurated a new three-acre solar array at the capped landfill on Tuesday, but the installation has been up and running since January.
Aristotle must have felt wealthy in when he saw a profusion of bright daffodils. “Yellow colored objects,” he said, “appear to be gold.”
Where does a garden columnist start? There is so much emerging life all around. I think May has been called high spring. It is impossible to keep up.

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