Look! Wild Onions in the Back Yard

Right along with the green shoots coming up from flower bulbs in the back yard are green onions. You wouldn't believe how happy I was to see them poking up from the ground that was buried in snow a short week ago:

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Excited for the sign of spring to come, I plucked up a handful and gave them a deep whiff as soon as I saw them. Any readers out there actually eat these? Please let us know in the comments below!

Related: Seasonal Spotlight: Mesclun Greens

(Images: Regina Yunghans)

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.