There’s great power in porch flowers, y’all.
Last week, I finally planted flowers in the pots around my front porch. As fast as spring seemed to arrive, I waited and waited before filling my front porch containers. Our temperatures kept dipping into the thirties and forties every few days, and I didn’t want tender buds to suffer from cold weather or frost. (And I didn’t want to cover them.)
This doesn’t mean for the last three months I haven’t been torturing myself by visiting all the area nurseries, lusting over flats of red geraniums, drooling over pea green foliage, inhaling the perfume of already open rose blossoms. Because I have been. It’s part of my early spring survival plan.Continue Reading