Time for a colour explosion in your garden after a long winter

Time for a colour explosion in your garden after a long winter
The flowering of the cherry tree is a cultural event in Japan

The long grey, mucky winter is almost at an end - and these bright flowers and plants will help the garden catch up and get straight into the swing of spring

For a few weeks now, hellebores and daffodils have been doing their best to lift the garden out of the winter doldrums. This month they are joined by a host of plants that add interest - and hopefully, weather-wise, apart from the chance of a light frost, it will be plain sailing from now on. Things are a little behind, but before we know it, the winter that went on and on will be forgotten. A quick succession has begun - so here are some of the best plants leading the way in April.

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading

Subscribe Login

Independent journalism every day

With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want.

  • Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile.
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week.
  • Live blogs of major news events
  • Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Tom Lyons, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider
  • Access to The Business Post's extensive archive‚Äč

Related Articles

More from The Business Post