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A wee while ago, I had occasion to plant some violas in pots, and as April sneaks up on us with the advancing spring they greet me with the morning sunshine.
It’s a cheerful sight to see when you come downstairs, little flowers illuminated like sunlit jewels in lemon yellows and purples and creams — and it certainly encourages you to step out and greet the day.
Hard to believe that just a few weeks ago these were a collection of neglected plants that had gotten forgotten in their trays over the winter.
And now look at them, glowing with color:
And so April showers bring a little bit of something to do the heart good (granted they were there when March was marching out, but now they’re here in April, too) — and yesterday even a small flurry of snowflakes, which just goes to show, you never can tell.Published in