Cut back ornamental grasses to make way for the new growing cycle.
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With the warmer weather around the corner, spring bulbs like tulips and crocus are getting ready to bloom. Ornamental grasses will require more attention and (gasp!) weeds have already gotten a head start. It’s time to get back to work in the garden.
Once the seeds sprout, they should be placed in larger pots.
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Growing from seed to plant may appear daunting at first, but it’s a miraculous process to watch from beginning to end. In a few short months the tiny seed transforms into fruit on a tomato plant or glorious flowers. All that’s required is a moist and warm environment for germination.
Hellebores can bloom as early as February in Colorado.
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That Pennsylvania rodent may have seen his shadow, but spring is just around the corner. Hellebores, a winter and early spring bloomer, are proving that point. As the snow melts on the lowlands, green hellebore leaves and plump flower buds are popping out well before most perennials.