By Margaret A. Swenson
Special to the Free Press 

Is winter finally over?

Gardening By Osmosis


Last updated 3/16/2023 at 1:10pm

Goodbye, Winter!

How many times have we said this the last six weeks? Maybe this time it is for real.

A look at the forecast gives us hope for warmer temperatures but not too much encouragement to wager when to lock up our snow shovels.

Someone told me they knew of someone who cut their grass already. Couldn’t possibly be in Spokane County, I thought. And if they did, why? I can’t imagine it was even green.

Even if your lawn is snow-free it is not a good idea to roll machinery and equipment over the soggy grass until the frost is out of the soil.

While on the subject of lingering snow c...

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