Monday, January 19, 2009

Green shoots

Whatever the media have to say about green shoots, sometimes they appear just when you aren't expecting bed with a few green shoots in leaf mulch

I spotted these harbingers of spring when I was bringing in the shopping.
detail of green shootsThey were hiding in the leaf mulch we put down on the front bed last year. I suppose that tells you something about the circle of life: the decayed remains of an Autumn of a few years ago now support the promise of life in the Spring to come.


tea and cake said...

oOH, these piccies give me hope that the snow outside my door is going, soon!

scarletti said...

How exciting... flowers! I have missed them. Good to know they're sneaking back already.