Everyone longs for fragrant spring blossoms – Snapdragons, Bells of Ireland, Sweet Peas, Sweet Williams and other beauties. But few grow them successfully in their own gardens because they haven’t learned the simple techniques that make it possible. In Cool Flowers, expert flower grower Lisa Mason Zeigler introduces us to the long-blooming stars of the spring garden, the hardy annuals – those flowers that thrive when they are planted during cool conditions. Plant them in the right spot at the right time, nestle their roots deep into rich organic soil, and stand back. You’ll have a low-maintenance, vibrant spring flower garden that keeps on blooming when other annuals are dead and gone.

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