Sense of Spring
Haiku of New Flowers and Homecoming for a Pup
And the first, delicate Roman hyacinths have arrived with our recent warm spell.
Roman hyacinths are a very old type of hyacinth, much smaller and simpler than the full-flowered modern Dutch varieties. Unlike the latter, they come only in a limited colour range of basic blue, pink, and white. But they are known for their richer fragrance, undiluted by t…