Do you like the smell of Easter lilies? Some people find it too strong, but I like it. Here's another commonly discussed issue regarding these symbols of the Easter season: if you get one as a gift, should you try growing it outdoors (in the North)? In this article I tell you how to do so, while also explaining why it will be less "Eastery" outdoors: http://landscaping.about.com/od/floweringbulbs/qt/planting-Easter-lilies.htm
Purple coneflower, daisies, foxglove, black-eyed susans, astilbe and hollyhocks fill this garden. More than half the plants were split from perennials in other areas of my garden, says RMSer jndesign, and this turned out to be my favorite bed..