Posts tagged spring

May 9, 2013

 

forsythia

Pruning Forsythia

Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.

April 11, 2013

 

bluebell drifts

Drifts Of Color

Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?

February 21, 2013

 

camassia leichtlinii

Camassia Will Tolerate Poorly Drained Sites

Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.

February 14, 2013

 

iris reticulata

Iris Reticulata

The early-blooming Iris reticulata are the tiniest iris, and they bloom very early in the spring.

February 7, 2013

 

snowdrops

Spring’s First Steps

“Spring comes to a garden with tentative indecisive steps. A foot is advanced and then withdrawn.” - Louise Beebe Wilder

April 19, 2012

 

Helenium

Preparing Now For September Color

Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.

March 29, 2012

 

daffodil meadow

“The Shepherd’s Daffodil” – A Poem

Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.

March 22, 2012

 

Daffodils in bloom

“To Daffodils” – A Poem

We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.

March 15, 2012

 

Alyssum montanum

Basket Of Gold

The perennial alyssum is a cheerful harbinger of spring.

March 8, 2012

 

crocus

Earliest Spring Crocus

The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...

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