Crocus will often bloom right through the snow!
Amazingly enough, right now is the time to be planning for a beautiful spring garden. There are some plants that need to be planted in the fall in order to bring you spring beauty. The chief among these are bulbs: tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses, etc.
To get the most out of your bulbs you need to know when they bloom. Many bulbs have early, mid, and late varieties. You’ll need to check and [...]
Bulbs are often a very underused, misunderstood plant. I think part of the reason is that you usually buy them when they are dormant and not very interesting. However, taking the time to plant some bulbs now, will bring you a wealth of color in the early spring.
There are plants that bloom almost any time of the growing season, but they are best known for spring because they are usually some of the very first color after the bleakness of [...]
There are both summer and fall varieties of these types of plants. In the spring everyone knows of the daffodils, tulips, and crocuses, but there are many others that you could plant.
Summer plants include iris, fritillaries, dahlias, elephant ears, caladiums, etc. These are the ones usually ordered in the spring. They, too, will be sent to you at the right time to plant in your area.
With all these plants make sure you plant them according to the directions. Some are [...]