Imagine that it’s the year 1620. You’re sailing across the Atlantic for months and months, enduring disease, seasickness, and limited food rations, only to discover that storms at sea have changed the course of your vessel, putting you much further north than the captain and crew wanted.
If you’re looking for the perfect autumn craft, a potted bulb garden is sure to bring you joy for months to come. In fact, that’s the point. Autumn is the perfect time to plant flowering bulbs. You’ll be able to enjoy their springtime splendor while the outside world is still covered in snow.
“To Plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn
Chrysanthemums, or “mums”, for short, symbolize the last fanfare of color as summer turns to fall. In fact, the mum comes into its prime when most flowers are fading away, giving it distinction as a cool-weather flower that blooms September through November.