In October I planted hundreds of purple and white grape hyacinth. Most of them are too short to sell to the florists, but they are sweet as can be. The purple is perfect in a white ceramic vase in my daughter's room. I think I'll use the white for my friend's baby shower this weekend. Insipired by a little Japanese home and garden book, I also combined some with moss collected from the farm. Here you have it:
Pale green ferns are starting to unfurl in the woods. What a thrill of to find a delicate curl of chartreuse at your feet.