Monday, January 4, 2010
A Race to First Bloom
On days like today, as the temperature and wind chill remain at unfriendly levels, it's easy to drift into thoughts of a new growing season. The anticipation is especially pronounced this year, as I eagerly await the season's first bloom. In years past, the witch hazel (
But this year, planted at the witch hazel's feet are two hellebores which promise to bring even earlier color to the garden. I can't wait to see who wins the race to first bloom.