Growing Green: Dividing Perennials
The first day of spring has come and gone. The snow is deep outside my window, but the sun is shining brightly, and the soft drip of melting snow whisper “spring is on the way!” When the frost leaves the ground, the early perennials will begin to grow. Dianthus (Sweet Williams and Pinks), Iris and Oriental Poppies begin to push their way through the soil, eager to greet the new spring. For the gardener, early spring means planning, seed starting and waiting.
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