At this time of year, gardeners must still beware of late freezes. A severe freeze causes water to freeze inside the plant's cells, irrevocably injuring them.
A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.
A gilly flower referred to any clove scented bloom such as a clove pink that we now call a dianthus, or a wallflower or scented stock.
Corydalis has delicate lacy-looking foliage and racemes of spurred flowers in the spring.
Chives are rampant self seeders, and if they are not dead headed they will produce far too many new plants.