Paul James, host of HGTV's Gardening by the Yard, shares a list of some of his favorite spring-blooming plants.
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Shrubs suitable for spring planting include the well-known forsythia and azaleas, both of which can make an otherwise bland landscape come alive with a dazzling display of flowers. Azaleas grow best where they receive afternoon shade and prosper in well-mulched acidic soil. Azaleas should be fertilized just before they bloom.
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