As a gardener sometimes it's the little things that make us happy. I think with all the hard work that we put into our garden sometimes it's nice to find things that we don't have to work at. The little surprises we find as we're going about the weeding, watering, digging and planting.
Flowers that bloom no matter how much they get stepped on or ignored like the
Ornamental Strawberry (fragaria ananassa) 'Pink Panda'.
Flower buds on plants I didn't even realize were there, like this Foxglove (digitalis) growing between a planter and the Japanese Maple.
Plants that can grow anywhere surprise me when plants I've done everything right for don't grow at all.
These are some things that make this gardener happy!