Rhubarb is a hardy plant. Here is the rosy sign of the first bud coming out of our rhubarb patch.
Below is a clump of dead chives from last year, pushed down by feet of snow that have now melted. We will be harvesting new chives within four weeks.
A couple of Siberian iris seed pods look out over frozen Neklason Lake.
A purple poppy seed pod rises above the last remains of yesterday morning's fresh snow in the middle of the garden.