signs of spring

I checked my front flower boxes today. After clearing away the dead stuff from last year – which remained because I had not cut my day lilies after they were done … not the best gardener here – I saw that there were signs of life pushing up out of the soil, through the dead stuff , and into the world, saying “Here I am! Spring is coming!” What a relief. I am SO ready for Spring.

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DSC_0155copySince we’ve established that I am not a very good gardener, I can openly admit that I don’t know what those top two plants are. I am thinking tulips because I know I see tulips in my boxes every year. Or I am thinking irises. But now that I say that, I can not remember ever planting irises. So I suppose I will bet on tulips. I do know the bottom purple beauties are crocuses, and I love seeing them bloom every year. It just means we’re one step closer to Spring. And that makes me so happy 🙂

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