By Joyce deVries Tomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, Community Horticulture Resource Educator
Photos: Courtesy of Joyce deVries Tomaselli
Some years, spring arrives with a leap, does a few flips, twists, turns and finally lands with a bang. Bulbs produce masses of color. Herbaceous perennials emerge from the soil overnight, bursting into bloom a few days later. Trees and shrubs leaf out, seemingly all at once (especially for those of us with allergies to pollen). Bees and flies fill the air along with a few butterflies.
If you take the time, you can discover an amazing assortment of native wildflowers.
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