Plant sales and floral celebrations are a sure sign of spring.
Pansies are one of the few annual flowers that can handle the cold.
Poinsettias won’t leave on their own. You have to show them the door.
As summer gets going, the ‘cool weather crops’ that do well in the spring, such as lettuce, begin to go to seed.
Spring has sprung early – we know that – but it’s also been very dry. So what does that mean for those digging in their garden?
Small shrubs survive summer more easily because they don’t have the thirsty roots of larger shrubs or trees.
A stretch of wet weather makes all kinds of garden chores a lot easier.