Still barenIt is just this one kind of tree that has started to budIt is just this one kind of tree that has started to budIt is just this one kind of tree that has started to budIt is just this one kind of tree that has started to budSmall blue flowers on the ground - almost like ground coverSmall blue flowers on the ground - almost like ground coverHopefully the last pretty sign of winter - dried up hyndrangeas. The big white flowers that are all over the place in summer in ChicagoHopefully the last pretty sign of winter - dried up hyndrangeas. The big white flowers that are all over the place in summer in ChicagoFirst blooming daffodilDried up flower centers - need to be cut to the groundSome kind of succulent that disappear in winter and start coming back in springSome kind of succulent that disappear in winter and start coming back in springMoonlight Hydrangea - pink flowers. We planted them last summer and they looked so dead to me that I was not sure if they will ever come back..and then I noticed the budsand then I noticed the budsPlanted seeds in eggshells and have made a "green room" out of one of the bathtubs :)