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.
A brief poem by Vita Sackville-West about the growth occurring during the month of April.
Yellow celandine poppies are a good addition to a garden for their attractive cup-shaped flowers and grey-green foliage.
While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.
The bare bones of our winter garden is an empty canvas. March is the time to plan your garden in Spring.
Spring is an inspiring season for both gardeners and poets alike.
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.
Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.
Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.