18 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: Hope amidst the leaf litter

    1. Exactly! Just what I needed, the garden otherwise looks rather drab and miserable right now.

  1. How exciting to see these green shoots emerging! I’m definitely ready for spring already.

    I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

    1. Hi Rose. I don’t enjoy the dark damp weather but I do like having some down time in which to plan. I always change my mind come Spring, but I love the dreaming period, the pouring over seed catalogues, plotting.

  2. That is so much of the beauty of our gardens…the hope and promise of what is to come after a long winters nap! Somehow I always feel like I had something to do with its survival although I know it is just the miracle of nature ;-)

    1. I find bulbs amazing – year after year I plant them, think “nothing can possibly come from this”, fret a little anxiously, wondering if they are rotting in my damp heavy soil, and then, the shoots – and hopefully the flowers! Little lessons in trust.

    1. I do love the way you can be suddenly surprised by things, if you bother to look closely enough. The days are getting longer, just January and February to survive…

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