I haven’t made any secret of the fact that I’m looking forward to spring more than ever this year. It’s been a long cold and snowy winter and I’m more than ready for it to end.
Over on my gardening blog I was just talking about which flowers and plants I expect to see emerge from the snow and ground first. Of course the crocus’ will likely come first. I think they’ve been the first to emerge just about every year that I’ve had a garden.
The muscari (grape hyacinth), hyacinths, hellebores and iris’ will quickly follow and before I know it my garden will be full of life again. Oh and I’ll have a heck of a lot of work to do to keep it looking nice too!
One of my favorite spring flowers are the hyacinths. I just love these coral ones. I must get more of those this fall.
Each year as the snow begins to disappear and my garden begins to peek out from under the snow I look at in excitement to see which plants are actually growing even though the ground is still quite cold. Almost always I’ll see that my many strawberry plants are green and often I’ll note that the heuchera’s have not only emerged but are growing leaves too!
Do you have plants that seem to begin to grow while still under the snow? Which ones?
It’s Easter this weekend. If you don’t grow your own flowers why not send some to someone you love?
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