My First Red Riding Hood Tulip

Img_6930_2Yup, it's pretty much really that color.  And between the color, the shape, and the pretty, pretty leaves, I may never grow another kind of tulip.

In other news, I murdered thinned some baby carrots this evening.  As I was pulling out each of the teensy seedlings one by one, I pondered the fact that--sometime during the past few years, without realizing it--I must have learned just a little patience.  Here's the before and after.