When the weather gives you lemons, make some lemonade.
And on scilla…
Gardening, politics & more
… or at least something out of the ordinary. Reminds me of some of the snowdrops I saw out at Hitch Lyman’s last spring. (I have a premonition he might be in the news soon.) I spotted this one in an out-of-the-way place on campus, as well as some clumps of other interesting snowdrops.
As with hellebores, it’s hard to get an in-the-eye shot without getting fingers in the frame.
The guy can write a song in that fine Texas tradition. Me and Billie the Kid.
Ely will be playing as part of the Flatlanders, April 3, State Theater, Ithaca.
My recollection is that I won this eranthis as a door prize at a rock garden meeting a few years ago. It’s different from most, I think due to t those sorta tubular petal-like thingies near the anthers. (Apologies for the technical language there.)
Here’s a closer look. (As usual, click on the images if you want an even closer look.) If you know anything about this cultivar (and what those thingies are), please let me know.
Snowdrops are peaking …
More bulb season yet to come …