I recently came across this and found it to be a wonderful description of this time of year. Enjoy.
How to Never Feel Poor
By Jenna Woginrich
From the book One Woman Farm
Hundreds of tiny seeds are outside in the little greenhouse: peas and lettuce, kale and spinach. I grow heirlooms because I feel as if I am growing secrets. These plants are only for those willing to seek them because you can’t find them in stores. My Amish snaps, my Rocky Top lettuce, my Russian kales as purple as Puff the magic dragon. They are sleeping babes now, under warn comforters of soil and sunlight. But in a few days there will be a sea of green life.
It never gets old. You never feel poor.