|First bee of the year visiting Galanthus elwesii (Giant Snowdrop)|
But if you're willing to stoop down low to the ground...
|Galanthus elwesii (Giant Snowdrop) on a background of Bergenia's burgundy winter foliage|
...and pull aside last year's tired old vegetation...
|Blanched pinkish-yellow buds of sedum getting their first exposure to light|
...unexpected spots of strange beauty can be found.
|A forest of red tulip shoots emerging next to evergreen Iberis sempervivum (Candytuft) foliage|