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Spring Colors for the Garden

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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azaleas make a dazzling dislay of flowers
Photo 3 of 7Azaleas are suitable for spring planting and should be fertilized in the spring.

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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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