Signs Of Spring Starting To SproutThere’s hope. Here come the bulbs! The tiny little bulbs with drooped white heads called ‘Snowdrops’ are starting to appear in some in places, if not in your yard yet.
Seeds Grow To Flowers With Little EffortI’ve never really started many plants from seed because doing it indoors always seems so fussy and labor intensive to me. But, seeds sprinkled outside grow with little effort on your part.
Colder Winter Means A Longer Wait For SpringIn cold winters like this, plants - even early bloomers - just wait a little longer.
Gardening In Your GarageI planted tulips a couple of weeks ago. Not in the ground, since I couldn’t see the ground much less dig in it, but in my garage.
Let Bulb Leaves BrownEven after they've bloomed, a bulb's leaves absorb energy from the sun and turn it into food. That's why you have to let the leaves lie around until they've browned.
A 'Normal' Spring For Early BloomersLast year the magnolias were blooming in March, this year they were still closed up tight the second week of April. That's 'normal'.
Fall-Planted Pansies Bloom EarlyLong before you could ever go out and plant annuals in the spring, fall-planted pansies are already in full bloom!
Don't Bother Blooming BulbsBulbs are shooting up outside, anything you need to do?
Leave Daffodil LeavesAfter the flowers are gone on your tulips and daffodils, it's sort of ugly and boring to look at all those green leaves dying back. But that's how bulbs get their energy to put out pretty flowers next year.
Growing IrisFor several weeks this time of year, you can see iris blooming all around. Some iris bloom early, others later in spring.
Planting Ideas From The Flower Show