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Arden Hosting Crocus Photo Contest

The town and rural municipality that bears the title “Crocus Capital of Manitoba” invites Manitobans to enter a photo contest they’re hosting as part of their community’s celebrations to mark the annual bloom of the provinicial floral emblem. This is the 10th year the village of Arden and surrounding R. M. of Landsdowne, known for

Signs Of Spring

If you know a Prairie winter Then you know the cold and snow And you know how we would watch for spring With the signs we came to know We’d be off to school bundled up The mornings were still cold But by afternoon the warm spring sun Would make those who were bold Enough

We’re Ready For A Breath Of Spring

Choose a pot of bulbs that have buds but not blooms. There is nothing that shouts “spring!” as loudly as a pot of spring bulbs in full bloom. Cheerful golden mini-daffodils, lovely pink or azure hyacinths or jaunty purple, white or yellow crocus all seem able to make us believe that spring is just around