1. Easter Lily The Easter lily is the obvious choice to top our list since it’s named for the holiday. Easter lilies are white with trumpet-shaped flowers. Traditionally, they are associated with purity and resurrection. This comes from Christian legend, which says that after Jesus’ death and resurrection, these flowers were found growing in the […]

9 Popular Easter Flowers And What They Symbolize

Gardening tips for March in Jefferson

GARDENING TIPS FOR MARCH FOR JEFFERSON, IA

For many gardeners, mid to late winter can be nearly unbearable, but forcing early flowering branches in our homes can make the dreary snow a little more tolerable. Forcing branches to bloom inside is not at all hard to do. Which Spring Flowering Branches Can Be Forced? Almost any spring-flowering shrub or tree can be […]

Forcing Flowering Branches – How To Force Branches To Bloom Indoors

Trick some tulips, daffodils, or crocus into early bloom, and you’ll be enjoying spring months ahead of time. Forcing bulbs inside is a super easy technique that’s simply a sleight of hand—a trickster’s way to get blooms by faking out your flowers about what season it really is. It involves very little effort and a […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Forcing Bulbs