When I moved to my current home fourteen years ago I had visions of wonderful drifts of crocus blooming in response to lengthening daylight and slowly warming temperatures of late winter in south-central Connecticut. I planted groups of crocus bulbs right outside my front door, on either side of the walkway near the porch steps, where nearby hardscape would hold the warmth of the sun and beckon the crocus to bloom as early as possible.
It's the first of the month … GOOPs Day. For those unfamiliar, GOOPs stands for Gardening Oops. GOOPs Day occurs on the first of each month when I confess a gardening blunder hoping my words might prevent you from repeating my faux pas. Then I ask you to humbly confess one of your GOOPs.