... you stop ignoring the flourishing weed life in the front garden and do something about it.
...You haul the ladder out and finally do all those jobs that require a little more altitude than the chair can provide.
...While you are up the ladder fixing the curtain rails, you actually wash the window ledges. (I know, I know)
...You clear the vege gardens of all the winter rubbish.
...You head down to the garden centre, only to discover they are a little more realistic about the Dunedin climate and don't have a heck of a lot in the way of seedlings yet.
...Hubby hauls the lawnmower out!
...You, in a fit of foolish optimism, try on a summer skirt only to discover, oh dear.