A Gardening Year

The adventures and misadventures of an heirloom gardener

Monday, March 03, 2008

First Crocus

The first crocus of spring has bloomed.

I believe this is a Crocus tommasinianus. I planted a bunch of them on either side of the path that runs along the side of my shed. The normal first crocus next to the shed door and near the foundation in the front of my house are still merely foliage.


At 8:03 AM, Blogger GardenJoy4Me said...

What a pretty picture !
Such stark contrasts between the dead leaves and that goregous little crocus ! I am hanging on till I see something like that in another 6 weeks ?? LOL

At 6:31 PM, Blogger Connie said...

Lovely looking crocus....bring on spring!!

At 2:37 PM, Blogger Jane Marie said...

That picture is a great blend of fall and spring. Two times when a gardener is the busiest.

At 3:18 PM, Blogger Colin & Carol said...

Always a delight, watching those early spring flowers.

At 7:58 PM, Blogger joey said...

This might be one of the dearest pictures I have seen posted ... it says it all about the glory of spring ;)

At 10:25 PM, Blogger Xris (Flatbush Gardener) said...

Looks like a tommy to me. Mine just started blooming this week.


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