Garden Detective: Spring ephemerals
Jessica DamianoJessica Damiano
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If you planted bulbs last fall, it's almost time for their show. Late spring perennials will follow, supplemented by annuals for season-long color in the garden. But there's another category of plants you can use to bridge the gap between winter and summer: ephemerals.
According to Webster's Dictionary, "ephemeral" means "lasting a very short time," and it's true: These...