There are several different steps that home gardeners can take to prepare their flower beds for spring planting. These steps involve preparing the area, assessing the gardening equipment and turning the soil. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

According to Garden Guides, Rose of Sharon, magnolia trees, redbud trees and purple leaf plums are all trees that produce purple flowers in the spring. The jacaranda tree also grows flowers in the spring, according to Sa... More »

Lilacs, snowdrop anemone, tulips, summer snowflake and pansy are all great choices for spring flowers. They all bloom early so they quickly revive and brighten up a garden. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

To add acidity to rhododendrons' soil, apply Holly-Tone during the initial planting, prior to the flowering season in the spring and again in autumn before the plant enters its winter dormancy. Home Guides explains that ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Southern Living magazine suggests planting crepe myrtles between late fall and early spring, while the plant is largely dormant. This timing allows for more growth once warmer springtime weather reactivates the tree. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Lime is most effective when it is applied to a lawn being prepared for planting in the fall, winter or early spring, states West Virginia University. Lime may be applied at any time of the year on lawns that are already ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Dogwoods are deciduous trees native to the eastern United States that flower abundantly in the spring, and typically range from 20 to 30 feet tall, though they can sometimes reach upwards of 40 feet in height. Some varie... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes