I know this because the croci are blooming. (Yes, I know the plural of "crocus" is "crocuses" but I figured since the plural of "octopus" is "octopi" then the plural of "crocus" should be "croci." Sadly, it's not.) These are the ones in the front yard:
Sorry they're so bright. It was finally sunny.
And in the kitchen, I've got these little guys:
Again, sorry about the lousy picture. All of the seeds have sprouted except the ones in the back on the right. I can't wait to eat the peppers this summer. Next weekend I start the tomatoes.