I was so happy to see that my Strawberries have survived the winter. Green foliage is peeking out from under their blanket of leaves and shredded paper. I'm leaving it on a bit longer in case of later frost.
Even more exciting was to find the Rhubarb alive! It took a bit of digging around in the leaf mulch to find the crowns, but once I located one I knew where the others were. And all of them have little rosy nubbins emerging from the soil.
I showed my husband when he came home, the peeking green Strawberry leaves and rosy Rhubarb nubbins. For once he was excited about the gardening: he can't wait for some homemade strawberry rhubarb pie!