I think more poetry has been written about spring than any other season.
Undoubtedly, wildlife adds a different dimension to our flower gardens.
“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb
Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.
Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.
Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.
We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.
Ajuga is hardy zones 3-9 and prefers light shade and evenly moist well-drained soil.
English writer John Drinkwater wrote the following poem many years ago.
There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.