Somehow my ironing board, aka my desk, has repositioned itself across the front window. This means the curtains need to be closed if I am teaching, so the students can see me on the screen, but otherwise it gives me a view while I think.
It is thus that I looked up the other day and noticed something I’d never expected to see.
I had heard that yukkas can flower. Well, logically why wouldn’t they, considering they are not ferns? However, it seemed unlikely that the one in my front garden would do so, since we live in a cool, (usually) dry climate.
This year, the inordinate amount of rain must have tipped the balance. It’s only in bud in the photo but was starting to unfurl this morning. My daughter actually noticed it and was quite taken aback. It doesn’t currently look the most amazing floral exhibit but should the look improve, I will let you know.
Other surprises this week include the following.