With trees in Burlington awash in color and fragrance, it's a perfect time to be out on a bike.
Tulips are blooming. Lilacs are just opening, casting their heady perfume.
So it comes as no surprise that I headed to a nearby garden center, loaded up with flowers (for newly purchased flower boxes), tomato and basil plants, and two packages of vegetable seeds. I gently wound a bungee cord through the stalks and secured the cardboard box to my rear rack, then cautiously rode two miles home without a mishap. Here's to more garden adventures!