The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, March is the month where every garden worthy of the name, does have some daffodils in bloom.
Different varieties of lily bulbs can be planted to provide a succession of flowers from June through August in well-drained, sunny areas of a garden.
Low-growing phloxes have a cool color palette made up of lavenders, purples, pinks and whites.
Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.
Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.
Flowers from bulbs are easy to arrange informally in a vase.
Growing plants in containers is an alternative for those who have no garden space.
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.