Having a gently warm spring weekend has encouraged me to start on the garden this year; so far I am just tilling the soil with an old garden fork and thinking about how best to prevent deer and rabbit from eating everything.
Remaining from prior years is a little Rosemary, a lot of Oregano, the heavy trimmed back Fig tree/bush, and one or two carrots. I plan to rotate the plantings and put corn, squash, peas, beans, and lettuces in the big bed (it housed tomatoes, melons, zucchini, and radishes last year) and put tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini in the triangular bed this year. Herbs and chili peppers stay where it is hot, tight against the garage wall.
While out clearing leaves and dead-fall from winter, I found a few treasures to share and noticed that the cherry tree has buds forming: