A much brighter sign: the yellows of summer are blooming, including buttercup, hawkweed, cinquefoils, and hop clover.
Summer is also a tasty time. Wild and farm-grown strawberries are ripening, getting sweeter with each warm, sunny summer day.
A small, but sweet, wild strawberry
A quart of strawbs from a local farm
I picked the first handful of sugar snap peas from our pea trellis today, the first day of summer.