Guest Post: X Marks the Spot

Garden fairies here.

We are garden fairies and we went outside because Carol went outside.  She was taking pictures for Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, which is tomorrow.

We garden fairies weren't helping with that, we just wanted to get some fresh air, as in 18F fresh air, but the sun is shining so it doesn't really feel that cold. Well it feels that cold but if you have a coat on and stay out in the sun and try not to think about it, it isn't really that cold.

We are garden fairies and we remember colder, but we never remember seeing what we saw today in the sun.

Did you know that as the snow covers it also reveals?  That's right.  This snow has revealed that...

Carol's garden has been marked by a giant X. 

We are garden fairies and we are trying to determine what this means. Who left the mark? How did they leave the mark? Whoever left the mark looks like they were walking in single file.  It reminds us of a crop circle that mysteriously appears in a field, but this is an X that mysteriously appeared in the snow in Carol's lawn.

Whatever could this mark mean? Does someone want us to put something there? Is someone or something going to put something where the X is?  Do they plan to stand in the middle there and wait for something?  Does it have anything to do with what might happen in the spring? What? Where? How?

Well, we know where. Right there, where X marks the spot.  But we don't know much else.

We are garden fairies. We will occupy ourselves for hours pondering all the possibilities of what this X could mean. 

Submitted by
Thorn Goblinfly, Chief Scribe and now Chief Detective of the Garden Fairies at May Dreams Gardens


  1. Do garden fairies dig? Or do they just get a vole or mole to do that for them? Surely they must be wondering if there is some sort of treasure under that X...

  2. Very curious...and it is not even April 1!

  3. Crops X's that was my thinking too.

  4. Haha, you fairies amaze me indeed. You put the X on ice, so when they melt the X is gone, haha! a nice read for a lazy Sunday morning here, we are ahead of you, i hope the world doesn't end based on dates!

  5. Dear Carol, I joined Bloom Day for the first time in January 2008 and I thank you for those four years of blooms records. It is too cold to take many photos outside today. Minus 4 degrees!


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