Bulbs and Tubers- Anemones and Ranunculus are sold as 4 inch plants now. Subscribe to The Gardening Tutor Newsletter to learn more about the care of Ranunculus. For the best selection, Buy spring planted, summer flowering bulbs, such as Begonia, Canna, Crocosmia, Dicentra spectabilis, Gladiolus, and Liatrus, now. Choose bulbs that are heavy for their size and free of blemishes. If you're looking for a specific color or flower type buy dahlias now. If you want a large dahlia as soon as you plant it, buy Dahlia as a plant later in the year. You can also plant more than one tuber of Dahlia in one hole to get a bigger plant in its first year.
Perennials-Hellebores, Pulmonaria angustifolia, Aquilegia (Columbine), Dianthus (carnation), Veronica 'Georgia Blue'.
Shrubs-Ribes, Arctostaphylos, Daphne, Pieris, Sarcococca, Camellia.
Veggies- Artichoke, Onion sets, Carrot seeds, Radish seeds, Potato tubers.
Dicentra spectabilis comes in pink or white and has amazing dangling, heart shaped flowers!
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Nigella seeds. Nigella has striking blue flowers in spring and cool, globe shaped seedheads.