Crocus are one of the first flowers to come up. It may still be winter, but these little guys are harbingers of the spring to come. I've planted groups of crocus in several different spots around my yard and gardens, but the ones I love the most are the small bunch by our front door and the large group that encircles the front side of our weeping cherry tree.
So one day when the rains had stopped for awhile, I decided to talk a walk around the yard and survey my kingdom. I thought the crocus looked a little thin on flowers for some reason, so I bent down to take a closer look. This is what I found: