Every season has its own special charm in the garden. But after a bleak autumn and cold winter, every gardener can hardly wait to see those colorful flowers in bloom again. Simply because they put a smile on your face. And also, perhaps, because their arrival announces the coming of spring when growth and flowering in the garden really takes off. Did you know that spring-flowering flower bulbs can brighten up your garden from January through May? Every month, you’ll be greeted by the beauty of different varieties.
January: A Challenge Met
The Winter Aconite (Eranthis) and Snowdrop (Galanthus) are the first to meet the challenge of January’s icy weather. These brave little plants will even push their way through the snow to display their flowers. Subtle white snowdrops and bright yellow winter aconites have to be the real harbingers of spring.