What are the early signs of spring in your garden?
Here at May Dreams Gardens, the crocuses bloom first and signal that spring is coming. Is there a flower more resilient than the crocus?
On Saturday, the crocuses were covered with snow.
On Sunday and today they were fully open, basking in the bright sunshine.
Is there any gardener more resilient than a gardener in the midwestern part of the United States?
Though I love gardening in Indianapolis, I still find the transition from winter to spring to be at times slow and occasionally maddening. It's a long slow walk with Nature taking one step forward then two steps backwards toward warmer weather.
Fortunately, more flowers are taking a step forward now and will soon join the crocus in bloom.
This rabbit's eye view shows sprouts for dwarf irises and daffodils, which hopefully the rabbits aren't actually viewing as "dinner".
Will any of these be in bloom for the next Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day on March 15th? It's quite possible! Will any garden centers have pansies and violas for sale by the end of the week? Maybe!
I hope you'll have something blooming in your garden at the end of the week and will join us for Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day. It's easy to participate. Just post on your blog about what is blooming in your garden on the 15th and then leave a comment here at May Dreams Gardens on my bloom day post so we can find your blog and pay a visit. That's all there is to it, everyone is welcome to participate.
Now, back to the questions...
What is the first sign of spring in your garden?
Is there a more resilient flower than the crocus or a more resilient gardener than a midwestern gardener?