Last fall, I picked up some bulbs at the nursery – just a little whim to add some color to my front yard. We don’t usually plant “non-functional” plants in our yard, favoring sustenance plants instead. I didn’t think the bulbs were going to do anything, and honestly I kind of forgot about them. Until now.
It was the perfect time to see them too. After a week of uncertainty and apprehension, I needed the unexpected beauty of these gladiolias to calm my nerves. And for that reason, they are very functional, maybe just not in the way I was expecting.