500 snowdrops

I was emailing with my neighbor today and I told her that there were probably about 2000 snowdrops in the backyard and 2000 kids running around my house.  Okay, I was exaggerating about the kids part – there were only four – but I could have sworn there was a riot happening in the basement.  (Important note to self: make sure to dilute sweet fizzy drinks with vodka before serving, otherwise guests get too hyped up).

Snowdrops? I  wasn’t really exaggerating (much) about their numbers.  There are probably at least 500 of them, or more,  scattered throughout the yard, in big patches and small bunches. I think I photographed every single one of them – most of the pictures didn’t turn out that great, but here is one bunch that is growing against one of the raised beds.

While I was outside I noticed that the daphne was blooming. Easy to miss as they are small, intense flowers blooming against bare sticks.

About Chrystal

This blog is my online journal to keep track of what is going on in different parts of the garden, different times of the year.
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