"Wood" hyacinths

Well, not really the true wood hyacinth, but an interesting story all the same. You know how they tell you to discard or just compost hyacinth bulbs that you soil- or water-forced in winter, since the forcing process suposedly depletes all the bulbs' reserves? Well, believing that, I tossed last winter's bulbs out in the woods in our backyard, thinking they would just break down and disappear. But look! They survived winter and now, near the end of April, are blooming all over the woods where I threw them! Note to self: NEVER compost the remnants of winter-forced bulbs. Just toss them into the woods and create a woodland garden! Thank you, Mother E.!

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