Next, the broad leaves of the Hosta. I had no idea what these were. They appeared first as little reddish spikes rising from the ground, their tightly wound leaves spreading as they came up. They are everywhere. Mingled in between the daffodils, around the bathtub, in the borders of beds, surrounding trees, everywhere.
Then the azaleas came. If we thought the Hosta were everywhere, and Julia certainly does, then the azaleas really are the star of the party. Not are they only everywhere, but they are stunning. They come in so many colors, surround the house, yelling that spring is finally here to stay.
This spring is shaping up in much the same way. Although, there used to be a lawn service that worked the yard before I moved in, so this is the first winter where many of the plants didn't have the benefit of a professional team trimming them where necessary, so we'll have to see how they do.
Next, the house gets a little Rowdy