The days are getting longer and the ground is getting warmer, Spring must be right around the corner! Pansies and cool season flowers can tolerate light April frosts, with the average last frost in May. We also offer vegetable starts, forced bulbs, and colorful potted Hydrangeas and Martha Washington Geraniums.
Cool season pansies will add spring color to any yard, and can tolerate freezing temperatures. These small spring bloomers are available in all different sizes and colors. We carry large flowered pansies, ruffled pansies, and Johnny-jump-ups.
SPRING SPROUTED BULBS
Spring bulbs are great cool season plants. They can be planted in the garden to be enjoyed every year or in containers to brighten up any space. We sell a variety of tulips and daffodils, as well as alliums, snow drops, and hyacinths. Easter lilies are also seasonally available.
martha washington geraniums
Bring a touch of spring to your table or container with a bright-colored Martha Washington Geranium: available in pink, purple, white or red. Martha Washingtons love the cool spring weather and do best in a bright location.
Early blooming for your Spring enjoyment! These impressive large flowering Hydrangeas come in different shades of blue, purple, pink, and red. Hydrangeas enjoy cool weather, indirect sunlight and moist soil.
vegetable seeds & starters
Acer Gardens is your “go to” place for vegetable seeds and starter plants. Knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you choose what you need to make your vegetable growing a pleasure. Spring is the optimum time to direct sow or plant peas, broccoli, cauliflower, beets, cabbage, leeks, carrots, parsley, onions, Swiss chard, kale and micro-greens.
eARLY BLOOMING ANNUALS
Lobularia, sweet alyssum, is among the many annuals that thrive in the springtime. Cool-weather annuals can be planted in your containers or gardens and will thrive all season long. Other cold tolerant annuals include: Petunias, Verbenas, Calibrachoas, Sedums, and Osteospermums.
Summer Flowering bulbs
Plant Acidanthera, Calla Lillies, Cannas, Elephant Ears, Gladiolus, and Oriental Lilies after the last frost date or start the plants indoors before moving them outside to the garden. Don't forget to dig up annual bulbs in the Fall and store in a cool place over the winter.
Easter Lilies are specially grown to bloom in time for the Easter season, these fragrant bulbs are perfect for lending beauty and aroma to a sunny space. These beauties will continue to bloom for several weeks.