In honor of today, March 21st, I thought I’d publish a note on spring gardens. Early spring planters are a daring lot, particularly here in the Mid-West, where spring snows are not uncommon. Your spring garden should be well-prepared in advance and planned with hardy plants in mind.
Know what flowers will grow in your area, and thrive in the soil type where you plan to introduce them. This is a vital, but often overlooked step. You may love the look of hibiscus or bee balm, but if you can’t give them the sunlight they crave, you’re bound to be disappointed. Know how much sunlight your planned spring garden gets, all day, or just a few hours per day? Continue reading