Once again, it is Bloom Day!
We have several inches of snow on the ground at the moment, so no chance of blooms outside (though the next few days are supposed to be warm, so I might see the ground this weekend!)
But inside I have paperwhites doing their pretty but stinky thing:
And at work I have a whole greenhouse full of petunias also doing a pretty but stinky thing
I'm working with wild petunias, some of which are incredibly smelly. Actually, they have a nice smell -- but this many of them in an enclosed space gets a little over powering!
And when I really need a break from winter, I wander over to the greenhouse next door, where my friend D is doing research on orchids:
Thank goodness for greenhouses! There are certainly good and bad things about being in grad school -- but the greenhouses are most decidedly one of the good ones!