Zinnia plants a garden, eagerly waits for the plants to grow, sells the beautiful flowers, then gathers seeds to plant the following year. Includes instructions for growing your own flowers.
A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe.
A collection of haiku verses which describe the wonders of Spring.
When he accidentally discovers a beautiful hidden valley inhabited by contented people, a fisherman is asked to return but only if he tells no one where he's been.
When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.
When spring arrives, Mole and Mouse find a unique way to bird watch.
A series of letters relating what happens when, after her father loses his job, Lydia Grace goes to live with her Uncle Jim in the city but takes her love for gardening with her.
Marcy and Miss Rosa start a campaign to clean up an empty lot and turn it into a community garden.
The Root Children, who have been sleeping all winter, awake to become Blossom Children and experience the new life, the color, and the joys of spring.
When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons.
Spring arrives very gradually on a farm.
Describes spring, with its animals, green smells, and renewed outside activities. When read vertically, the first letters of the lines of text spell related words arranged alphabetically, from "April" to "zenith."
After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.
Poetic text describes seven different types of flowering trees.