Since our end of December week of light snow and ice, it has been a relatively mild winter. We have treated sites several times due to freezing fog over the past month and a half, but February was much warmer and drier than normal. Our private weather forecaster has said all month, “winter isn’t over yet” and here we go with a week forecast to have the lowest temperatures of the winter. Luckily, there is not a lot of precipitation or we could have had a repeat of the Valentine Day’s storm of 2021.
The warm dry February has us ahead of schedule with spring prep but we have much more work to do over the next month to be ready for spring and the return of the mowing season. Here are our priorities: