Early March is a capricious time in the South. Warm, balmy days offer hope that winter is losing its grip on the region and that spring has arrived. It’s often a false hope and those expectations of an early spring may be dashed by another spate of cold, freezing temperatures, possibly ice, snow and a few more logs consumed in the fireplace.
Early blossoms are vulnerable to frost and planting plans may need to be adjusted until the soil warms up a tad more.
But the last days of winter offer some interesting scenes for folks who travel over the back roads of farm country. Here are a few from recent trips.