Each of us has our own personal method by which we confirm the onset of spring. For me it is when my ground-hugging yellow aconites bloom.
I am now digging big wide round holes and placing lots of bulbs of different sizes and bloom times all together at differing depths.
Ninety percent of the bulbs in home flower gardens belong to just 6 genera: Narcissus, Tulipa, Hyacinthus, Iris, Lilium and Gladiola.
Try freezing edible flowers into ice cubes for a unique touch to your dinner party drinks.
William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.
Learn about the importance of the pathway through your garden, on this Focus On Flowers.
Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.
The leaves of Georgia Blue Veronica are small and dark green and turn a burgundy-bronze shade in winter.
March 1st is Saint David's Day, a Welsh holiday. What better way to commemorate the holiday than with a discussion of Wales' national flower, the daffodil?
No gardener or flower lover in this area can imagine spring without daffodils. Yet in parts of the globe where winters are not cold enough to chill the bulbs.