mild with very heavy rains
a swamp in the yard
buds burst forth

March is named for Mars, the Roman god of war who was also regarded as a guardian of agriculture and an ancestor of the Roman people… In Finnish, the month is called maaliskuu, which is believed to originate from maallinen kuu, meaning earthy month, because during maaliskuu, earth finally becomes visible under the snow….
(with thanks to wikipedia)

March 15, 2013 in Home by Marja-Leena