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The new garden bed is starting to show signs of life.  Crocuses, grape hyacinth leaves, a bit of new growth at the base of the perennials, and little red fists of peony leaves are punching upward from the soil…NewBulbGarden2015I’ve also learned that a happy side effect of leaving more of the aster stalks up through the winter is that it is more difficult for the rabbits to get at the rock iris:

Crocus-RockIris2015And did you notice our first Special Guest Bee for 2015?  Yes!  The First Bee of Spring!!

It’s right near the center of one of the striped crocuses.  Here:

It's a Bee!

Maybe a polyester bee?

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beecrocusI know there are several hours to go until Spring is officially here, but the crocuses were blooming in the sun yesterday, and sure enough, there were bees.  Let’s give the lady here a big welcome, and hope her hive thrives this year!

Buzz buzz buzz, yes she does…

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