Posts tagged spring

May 20, 2010

 

Lilla_iris_randers

Listening to the Iris

In the Midwest, May is the month when our bearded iris bloom, and they are often combined in beds with the multi-petaled peony, another May-flowering perennial.

April 8, 2010

 

children gardening

April’s the busy month, the month that grows… (poem)

A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.

April 16, 2009

 

two yellow celandines. one big, one small.

Wordsworth’s Celandine

Yellow celandine poppies are a good addition to a garden for their attractive cup-shaped flowers and grey-green foliage.

March 26, 2009

 

a photo of Bob Dylan with his guitar and Allen Ginsberg.

Flower Power

While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.

March 19, 2009

 

a flower garden.

March Musings

The bare bones of our winter garden is an empty canvas. March is the time to plan your garden in Spring.

March 12, 2009

 

a flowered bunch of spice vibernum 'carlessi'.

Thoughts Of Spring

Spring is an inspiring season for both gardeners and poets alike.

March 5, 2009

 

A pink, Spring flower.

Signs of Spring

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.

August 28, 2008

 

white blossoms of serviceberry shrub

Colorful Shrubs

Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.

May 1, 2008

 

Annual-flowering Cosmos in a Devon garden.

Planning Ahead

Learn how to plan ahead for the Fall growing season.

April 24, 2008

 

Daffodils

Spring Assessment

Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.

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