Just before the Snowpocalypse, I planted some tulip bulbs my mother gave to me for Christmas. They are finally blooming! They look lovely, even amongst all the weeds in our yard.
In the back yard, we're thinking of making a garden, if it's not too late in the season, or maybe just planting some flowers this year and saving the garden for next year. The back yard is a crazy mess, as you can see: