Teasers: Five Questions Unanswered

Is it my imagination, or are all the flowers of April bursting into a grand crescendo of bloom just in time for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day on the 15th?

Will this be the year where even I give in to the continuing days of “June” weather in April and plant my warm season vegetable crops early?

What will I do with all of those plants I need to move to make way for the new garden design?

Will I rescue the ‘Stella D’Oro’ daylilies, now valiantly growing in the compost bins? When a plant tries that hard…

Finally…

Will Hortense Hoelove return this spring to answer questions for the plant-lorn amongst us?

There's a lot going on here at May Dreams Gardens. Stay tuned to find out the answers to these questions and more.

Comments

  1. I think this week's GBBD will be spectacular, Carol; everything in my garden is way ahead of schedule. As for the Stellas, I have trouble, too, getting rid of such a stalwart bloomer. Last year I divided most of mine, but I didn't want to add any more, so I gave away all the extra divisions I could. Even then, I had trouble finding homes for all of them. Poor things, it's not their fault they're not part of the in crowd anymore:)

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  2. Let the Stellas go my friend. They have no place in your beautiful new design. I know I'm being bossy,but the color isn't even a good yellow. Get 'Hyperion' if you want a beautiful yellow daylily. I saw an entire garden of them planted amongst other daylilies last year. Such a clear yellow, and a spider too.~~Dee

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  3. I agree about the Stellas, they are a lot of work and not really a rebloomer in zone 5. I gave hundreds away and finally left them at my other home.

    Hyperion is lovely but tall, Mary Todd is a Triploid and a real stunner and Happy Returns is smaller but a very nice yellow.

    Eileen

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  4. So much to ponder! I'm hoping things dry off so I can get a few photos for Thursday...

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  5. Carol, the temptation is very great to start planting annuals, but hold fast for another week or so. We don't want to tempt the gods of the gardens too much. :)

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  6. I had to laugh at this one as I dug some Stellas last fall and just left them lying near a wall. They seem to be growing despite the lack of soil. I really don't like the color of Stellas. Bloom Day holds great promise.

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