Near the end of April
Twenty Mays have met,
And half a word and half a dream
Remember and forget.
–William Stanley Braithwaite (1878–1962)
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant Perennials are the foundation of any flower garden! See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!
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What is Springcasting? Springcasting is a way to predict and track the progress of spring across the continent. It’s always a challenge to know when to plant your garden each year. Knowing when different local plants—such as dogwood and lilac—leaf out and blossom is the natural way to determine when to...
What Is a Supermoon? There are two supermoons in 2021—and the next one is Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021 at 7:14 a.m. EDT. The Moon will appear full both Tuesday and Wednesday night. What is a supermoon? We agree that it’s a catchy word and anything that encourages us to explore the night sky is positive—but let’s...
Eating Weeds: Why Not? In the spring, I venture into fields, looking for signs of the first wild foods of spring. Yes, I have long foraged for dandelions and edible “weeds” which many people consider a nuisance. Here’s why I eat weeds.