The Season of Snowdrops

Drooping Snowdrop

Text by Tovah Martin / Photography by Kindra Clineff

There’s a tease that pops up in late winter—and it’s called snowdrops.

Snowdrops may be nature’s most impatient creation. Winter is still very much present when they puncture the thin crust of snow in a thaw and come up shivering when winter is by no means vanquished and temperatures might still plummet.