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April 3, 2014

 

Close up of a bloodroot flower, (Sanguinaria canadensis).

Bloodroot

This dear wildflower is a national treasure and scarce in the wild, so always get plants from a friend’s home garden...if you are fortunate enough to do so.

March 27, 2014

 

"...I love spring, spring is new / It’s new blades of grass, it’s rain on glass..."

Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

April 5, 2012

 

Roadside yellow loosetrife and pink cranesbill in bloom.

It’s Time To Divide And Move Perennials

Your summer and fall gardens will reflect your April efforts. This is our time to move things while they are still small.

April 8, 2010

 

Children gardening with their mother, 1953.

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 3, 2008

 

Spring Greens

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley

April 5, 2007

 

The Cruelest Month

April is known as the cruelest month due to the erratic weather and the possibility for freezing temperatures to creep back in and injure new plants.

April 13, 2006

 

Vinca Minor

The Vinca minor, also known as common periwinkle, is best known for being an easy ground cover with periwinkle blue flowers in spring.

April 7, 2006

 

Epimedium

We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.

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