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April 3, 2014

 

bloodroot

Bloodroot

This dear wildflower is a national treasure and scarce in the wild, so always get plants from a friend’s home garden...if you are fortunate enough to do so.

March 27, 2014

 

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Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

April 5, 2012

 

pink cranesbill geranium

It’s Time To Divide And Move Perennials

Your summer and fall gardens will reflect your April efforts. This is our time to move things while they are still small.

April 8, 2010

 

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April’s the busy month, the month that grows… (poem)

A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.

April 3, 2008

 

The tip of an asparagus fern.

Spring Greens

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley

April 5, 2007

 

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The Cruelest Month

April is known as the cruelest month due to the erratic weather and the possibility for freezing temperatures to creep back in and injure new plants.

April 13, 2006

 

A vinca minor plant.

Vinca Minor

The Vinca minor, also known as common periwinkle, is best known for being an easy ground cover with periwinkle blue flowers in spring.

April 7, 2006

 

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Epimedium

We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.

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