Winter winds down, the sun emerges from behind the clouds, snow melts, and the earth gives way to beautiful spring flowers.
The Prettiest Perennials: Plant your perennials in the spring so that they flourish all summer. These flowers go into hibernation during the cold months so that they can rest and return season after season.
Peonies – Beautiful, delicate flowers that are easy to maintain and live strong throughout the season.
Lilys of the Valley – Tiny, delicate flowers that resembles a wedding bell.
Geraniums – Come in a variety of colors and are easy to grow.
Poppies – Bring a unique look to any garden and are sure to stand out.
Candytufts – Soft, white flowers that are great for filling space.
Forget-Me-Nots – Tiny blooms that multiply and spread out quickly.
Baskets-of-Gold – Very full and lush and are great for bordering gardens edges.
Bleeding Hearts – The most romantic perennial gets its name from its beautiful shape.
Amazing Annuals: Plant your annuals in the spring so that they bloom in the summer. These flowers only last one season but bring originality and character to any garden. A green rule of thumb is to create a balance between annual and perennial flowers.
Petunias – One of the most popular types of annual flowers, Petunias can stand up to high heat.
Marigolds – A cheerful flower that is easy to grow.
Angel’s Trumpets – Fragrant, trumpet shaped flowers dangle from long, strong stems.
Begonias – A full proof annual that is easy to grow and maintain.
Pansies – Have long life spans and grow from the spring well into the fall.
Nemesias – Sweet, pleasant and great as a background flower.
Flower Bulbs: Flower bulbs are easy to grow. Simply plant them in the fall and they will bloom in the spring. They are planted in the cooler months because they need the cold to grow.
Tulips – These elegant flowers come in different colors, shapes and sizes.
Crocuses – One of the first flowers to bloom in the spring.
Daffodils: Hearty, cheerful flowers that will come back year after year!
Ahhh, spring! It smells so good. So grab your gardening sheers and gloves and head to the garden! These bright and colorful flowers will bring you smiles all season.