It's early yet for flowers, but the nation's gardeners are setting aside space to plant bulbs from Ann Arbor's Old House Gardens.
"Although I have never met owner Scott Kunst, I consider him an old friend. His newsletters and catalog entries are delightfully conversational. Charlie the company cat lived a good life, and now there is a rescued black-and-white terrier named Toby installed in Charlie’s place...
I have planted numerous pint-size hardy gladioli from the Ann Arbor, Mich., company’s American-grown inventory, with great success, in big pots and in the ground. Their colors and markings are remarkable, and they come back year after year."