“Spring comes to a garden with tentative indecisive steps. A foot is advanced and then withdrawn.” - Louise Beebe Wilder
The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...
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.
Ruth Arthur wrote a poem about the juxtaposition of the last vestiges of winter and the optimistic signs of spring. Read it on this Focus on Flowers.
Don't be misunderstood this Valentine's Day! Did you know the bouquet of flowers you give may have a deeper meaning?
Gardeners are anxious for spring at this time of year. However, there are some preliminary tasks you can carry out to get ready for the season.
Even though winter is ambivalent about exiting spring is in the wings, impatient to have her flowers center stage in our gardens.