Resilient and Happy
Have you ever tried to move bulbs? I'm not talking light bulbs. I'm talking flowers. Like daffodils, tulips, irises, and the like. I love bulbs because you plant them once and they come back every year. Sometimes spreading and making even more flowers. My front garden is happy with them starting in February and usually going all the way through Easter.
And, randomly, I have some in the backyard too.
You see, the people who lived in this house before us decided to have random tires planted in the backyard and filled with daffodils. Or, at least one of the tires was. We never had anything bloom in the second one.
So, we dug up the tires and dug up the daffodil bulbs. And I moved them to the front garden, which made much more sense to me.
See that picture above this post? The one with a cluster of daffodils? Guess where they are.
If you guessed the same spot we dug them up from, you're right. Apparently we missed a bulb or two. And now we have a happy cluster in a random spot in the backyard.
Honestly, it doesn't bother me. I think it's sort of funny.
But it also makes me think I need to be a bit more like daffodils. I need to dig down deep in the soil and poke my happy head up just when people most need it (like the dreary days of February). I need to spread that happiness so there can be more. And I need to be resilient and bloom again even when someone tries to uproot me.
Do you agree? Are you a bit like a daffodil?
And just for fun, here's a picture of my front garden with my daffodils and hyacinths blooming. :)
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