last spring, EARLY spring, i started some daisy seeds indoors. i adore daisies, and wanted tons of them in our garden. the seeds did great, and i had enough plants to give away, and so, lara next door got one. it occurred to me, when i saw daisies blooming in other people's garden last summer, while my plants were still tiny, with no buds, that they might take a year to get established, and bloom the following year.
this spring, i noticed one daisy plant come up from last year. one came up in lara's garden too. here is hers:
here is mine:
not that i'm bitter. no. not at all.