Rocky gravel beds often look a bit drab in winter and at the beginning of springs. Perennials are still dormant, just barely starting to bud. Small spring bulb flowers – be they botanical varieties or more classic ones – have an uncanny ability to thrive in this type of context.
Each season brings its own sweet charms to the garden. But after a foggy autumn and a biting cold winter you’re probably aching for your garden to show signs that cute little spring flowers are coming in.
After drab winter months, what a joy to see first flowers appear! Fresh bursts of color appear in flower beds, hedges and on taller trees. Here are the first flowers to appear in spring, signaling that finally, the weather has taken a turn for the better.