Plant Inside Now, Take Outdoors Later

Plant Inside Now, Take Outdoors Later

The transition from bitter cold to mild spring days can be a little tricky. It’s too early to plant tender annuals and perennials outside, yet you feel like you need a sign of spring to get you through.
Here are a few plants you can start indoors and plant outside later, after the last killing frost:

Visit your favorite local florist or garden center for more ideas. Or consider trying blooming tropicals—houseplants to keep in a sunny location inside your home year-round.

Beth Stetenfeld is a McFarland-based editor, writer, master naturalist and creator of the gardening blog