The crocuses bloomed along the foundation of the house in time for Easter.
I succumbed to a pot of johny-jump-ups for the front step.
Gaillardia is one of my winter sowing experiments that seems to be a great success. Blue flax, hollyhocks and icelandic poppies also did well using this method, planting in ziplock bags and putting the bags out in the cold February winter..
I brought one rhubarb plant here from my previous house last fall and divided it into quarters--all four divisions made it! (This is the rhubarb my grandma gave me from her garden over 20 years ago and which has followed me to every house I have lived in since.)
Surprise! A large plot of daffodils is pushing up through a heavy layer of mulch in the beds I had tilled last fall, not realizing they were there. I may have to move them when they are done celebrating so I can plant my beans there.
And that's just the beginning...