Spring is in its full glory right now. Daffodils and hyacinths are gone and the forsythia is already pushing out new vegetative growth to replace the vibrant yellow blast of its flowers. Right now, Dogwoods, redbuds, fothergilla, azaleas, lilacs, wisteria and viburnums, are reaching their bloom prime.   Vinca groundcover is lush with blue flowers. […]

On the first day of spring—the vernal equinox—day and night are 12 hours long. Spring officially began at 1:14 am this morning. It’s HERE! Earthworms wiggle, birds sing, and buds and bulbs are beginning to sprout everywhere. One plant in rare form right now is Helleborus. Their deep green leaves and unusually shaped flowers give […]