Spring & Bulb flowers
ROMANTIC GARDEN SHEDS
Garden Sheds: They've Never Looked So Good
Hmmmm...I often find old nests while walking along the creek and woods with the dog and cats. Starting plants in them and then planting in the flowerbed or garden would eliminate the need for starting pots, and the nest would not only be an interesting feature but would also eventually break down, adding organic matter and some bird poop to the planting area.
grape hyacinths in a nest ... sweet to welcome spring
Snowdrop fanatic David L. Culp—he has the second-largest collection in the country!—talks about this winter-blooming bulb, saying that "Anything that blooms against the odds has a place in my heart." Plus: His favorite plant pairings for the Giant Snowdrop.
If you're curious about how people develop snowdrop mania, we've compiled a list of articles about the people, the societies, and the culture behind the madness. Links include a first-person tale from the man who sold a snowdrop for almost $600 this year (on eBay, natch), a gathering of the 'Immortals' among the snowdrop collectors, and photos of Hitch Lyman's astounding American collection of snowdrops.
Lambertville, NJ. A quiet country lane winding past estates of historic significance leads to this exceptional 2.3 acre offering in Hopewell Township. A stroll around the idyllic grounds reveals a picturesque private setting with woodlands and grassy meadows bordered by Moore's Creek.