I was poking around after dinner, pulling up elm seedlings—this is the year of the elm—when I noticed that the ginger was blooming. Elm seedlings love to snuggle up to stems.
These are the furriest flowers ever.
I wasn’t really expecting wild ginger to be anything more than a nice groundcover, but it has turned out to be a very interesting plant.
See more wild ginger.
Virginia bluebells are a fast-growing spring ephemeral, and the biggest one I have. The main bed is a haze of blue hanging over the green.
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