|Squill in Monk's House Garden|
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Bulb Envy: Febrary 20, 2016
February 20 1897
Went and sat in the gardens to recover ourselves – The crocuses there coming out—Mrs. MacKenzie [a neighbor] possesses
a snowdrop, and my box a squill—Nessa’s box has a few green sprouts; she was so jealous of my flower that she routed the cocoanut fibre off her bulbs, and uncovered one poor little creature, which has not yet been coloured, and will most assuredly perish before its time.
A Passionate Apprentice (39)