But magnolias April 6th:
Magnolias April 10th:
(Their petals were almost all on the ground after the rainfall April 15th.)
I’ve seen hellebores blooming even in the dead of winter, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a wide-open bloom.
Sandy surprised me with this first daffodil — I’d said none were out yet.
The ground’s littered with those prickly seed pods from the sweetgum trees, but the magnolia buds are swelling, and today we spotted our first crocus!