5. Little green wasp? Whatever it is, it’s on a pretty chive flower.
6. Pretty chive flower.
7. Milkweed is budding.
8. I like the new barberry growth. The new, outside foliage is a bright reddish pink (although I think there’s something wrong with this one what with the streaking). Leaves deeper inside the shrub don’t turn that pretty color.
9. The nasturtium has emerged! Hurrah.
10. Then at one point today we noticed the tree had an unusual guest. The cat has a general air of “No big deal. Just looking down upon the rest of creation with a regal air.”
11. I think it was looking for birds. When it saw me it started rubbing its head wildly against the bark. I think that was the cat’s way of saying I was alright for a human.
12. Then it went higher up the tree before I implored it to come down and say hi.