It’s early February & skies are overcast on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The temperature is mild: frosting overnight but about 8 celsius in the afternoon.
The garden is asleep…
A friendly gardener has a happy display of snowdrops and winter aconite along her front border. It cheers up the neighbourhood.
I have to stop to take it in:
The sunshine radiates from the small yellow flowers, warming the snowdrops in their glow.
How many years have these corms & bulbs been naturalizing in this bed?
How far will they travel when left on their own? There are plenty of babies escaping into the edge of the lawn. I reckon a meadow is preferable to a golf green lawn anyway.
Thank you & hats off to the green thumb that put this all in motion.
It’ll be fun to watch it progress through the winter & into spring.
P.S. Here are some other meadow faves:
- Meadow Blooms – Snowdrops
- Meadow Blooms – Snowdrops & More
- Meadow Blooms – Snowdrops & Even More Than That
- Meadow Blooms 5 – Beacon Hill Park Camas
- Meadow Blooms – Mt. Tolmie Park Camas
- Meadow Blooms – Uplands Park Camas
- Meadow Blooms – Playfair Park Native Wildflowers