Entries from April 2011

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Winter Flowering Plants – Part III

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Primavera’ by Tie Guy II In addition to winter-flowering flowers (see here and here), there are also winter flowering shrubs. Many of these shrubs are hardy in US hardiness zones 5 and warmer. One of the earliest blooming shrubs is the witch hazel. Witch Hazel, Hamamelis intermedia “Pallida” is considered one of […]

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Winter Flowers – Part II

Helleborus niger ‘Praecox’by Tie Guy II My very favorite winter flowering perennial plant is the very early winter blooming Hellebore. I cannot rave enough about this hardy perennial. The Hellebore is the plant that I greedily want more and more of growing in my yard. The earliest blooming ones are the Christmas rose Helleborus niger. […]

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Plants that Bloom in Winter

Natural Light (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) by Nietnagel The period between winter and spring always seemed the saddest time of the year. The landscape seemed so dull and muddy after the pretty snows of winter and before the flowers burst open in the spring. That was before TheGardenLady learned that there are some winter flowering plants that […]

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Commercial Gardening Website: Southern Living Plants

TheGardenLady gets some commercial websites sent to her that seem interesting. Because there are so many garden websites, one cannot know all of them. So I thought that if any website comes to me that may be of interest to readers of TheGardenLady.org, I would put them on the blog so that you can also […]