Bloom Day – March 2009

I was all set to have a bloom-free Bloom Day post, but then I found these in the front yard:

Early crocuses

The crocuses are up, and earlier than last year! There’s a couple of tiny scilla buds found in spots, but those probably won’t appear until April. In the backyard, there are daffodil and hyacinth sprouts, so spring is definitely coming despite the harsh winter.


8 responses to this post.

  1. Love crocus in the lawn!


  2. Posted by lakechicagoshores on March 15, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    I know – I really need to plant more this fall! They disappear by the time the grass needs mowing, so they’re absolutely hassle-free.


  3. It’s funny how the Crocus blooms sneak up on you. They make a cute little spot of sunshine.


  4. How cute! And I understand about not blogging, I feel like I shut down over the winter and pursue my other hobbies and gardening just takes a back seat.


  5. What pretty crocuses. Glad they bloomed in time for bloom day!


  6. Spring is nearly here! BTW – your website is so nicely designed!


  7. Posted by lakechicagoshores on March 18, 2009 at 9:57 am

    Kimchi, I can’t wait to learn more about your urban chickens!


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