Tag Archives: spring

Five Most Notable Springtime Flowers and Shrubs

Azalea – Rhododendron Ericaceae (Zones 2-9) A favorite Spring shrub in southern gardens Apply fertilizer and mulch in Spring after blooms fade Dwarf plants can be 3 ft or less…Asian varieties can grow up to 40 ft Hybrids are available … Continue reading

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Spring Garden To Do List

Spring is almost upon us and I am eagerly and impatiently awaiting signs of nature’s bountiful beauty. Currently, I live in USDA Planting Zone 6B, so planting anything at this point would be inadvisable for me. However, I have begun … Continue reading

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In the Garden, Spring Finally Arrives

In France, as across much of North America, spring has finally sprung. And Mike Alexander is ready as the ‘Saint of Frost’ gives way to seasonal bloom.

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How to Shop for Spring Garden Plants

Kerry Meyer, program manager with high-performing plant brand Proven Winners, on how to find healthy plants in garden centers.

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Easter Lily | The Season’s Brightest Bloom

Our editor, Therese Ciesinski, on a seasonal favorite: the richly-scented, pale-trumpeted floral symbols of Easter.

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The Know Maintenance Perennial Garden | A Conversation with Author Roy Diblik

GV’s Joyce H. Newman catches up with renown garden designer Roy Diblik, who discuses his work and new book, “The Know Maintenance Garden.”

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GV Spring Gardening Giveaway

Who doesn’t enjoy getting free things? Especially gardeners at springtime.

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