Backyard Almanac: Larry Weber is outstanding in his field - er, sitting in his garden

May 28, 2021

Two-day old fawn, tucked away for safekeeping by its mom
Credit © JR Kelsey. Used with permission

The wind has had everything to do with our weather this week; when the winds turn off the big lake, everybody notices.

But at least it's not snowing like it did in 2019.

Tent caterpillars are out - and before you reach for the chemicals, read or listen to today's episode of Laura Erickson's For the Birds - the season of toad romance has come and gone, but everything else from wildflowers to warblers is getting a move on.

"May is greening," says Larry. "June is growing."