Gardening Through the Season

The Rocky Hill Garden Club Journal

April 6, 2020

Lenten Rose or Christmas Rose

Helleborus is one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring. It is very hardy and will withstand a snowstorm. From Alicia's garden.


Narcissus is one of the few bulbs that are poisonous. So, critters don't eat them.
As a result, once you plant daffodils, you can enjoy them for many years. From Alicia's garden.

Glory of the Snow

Chionodoxa can be invasive. I planted the small bulbs in one place
but they are popping up in my lawn and in the woods behind my house!
Birds can spread the seeds. So if you love this early spring bloomer, beware!
From Alicia's garden.

April 25, 2020

Red Trillium

Trillium erectum L. is a beautiful woodland wildflower that blooms in spring.
It is found in rich, moist woods with acid soil.
Trillium can be difficult to cultivate in a home garden.
However, Rosemary has been successful with them in her garden.