Early Spring Flowers

  • vase of bright yellow daffodils

    March in Carla’s Garden

    We’re in Malvern, Pennsylvania, today, visiting Carla Zambelli Mudry’s garden and seeing how early March looked there. March 2024 so far is roaring in like a lion. There is rain…

  • clumps of pink and white hellebore flowers

    Earliest Blooms at Ned Wolf Park

    Eric Sternfels is part of a team of volunteers that maintains a stunning garden in Ned Wolf Park in Philadelphia. This park is small—just 50 feet by 150 feet—but the…

  • close up of white and light purple reticulata iris

    First Signs of Spring in Indiana

    It's Joseph in northern Indiana here, where a string of warm days has pushed my garden over into the earliest flowers of spring. I picked this hellebore (Helleborus hybrid, Zones…

  • winter wreath behind winter container arrangements in rusty urns

    Late Winter and Early Spring in Cherry’s Garden

    Cherry Ong often shares her travels to other gardens in our GPOD on the Road feature, but today we're in her beautiful home garden in British Columbia, looking at the…

  • close up of classic Galanthus flowers

    Galanthus: A Flower Carpet for the Early Spring Garden

    Today we’re in Margot Navarre’s garden in Washington State, where snowdrops are doing their annual late winter–early spring display. These classic bulbs bloom earlier than just about anything else. Moreover,…

  • spring flowers for fragrance

    Plants with Early Spring Flower Fragrance for the Midwest

    In the Midwest, any bit of early spring color is welcome as we transition from the long winter months. Throw some early spring-flower fragrance into the mix, and that is…

  • Episode 129: Early Risers

    Episode 129: Early Risers

    Raise your hand if seasonal affective disorder has set in for you. Yep, us too. Because the skies are gray and the landscape is mostly brown in many areas of…

  • late winter early spring plants

    Plants That Bloom in Late Winter or Early Spring

    After the bright lights of the holiday season have been turned off, the dark days of winter seem to drag on forever. Gardeners begin to look through the catalogs, dreaming…