There is meaning behind the words, “April showers bring May flowers”. It is a reminder that even the most unpleasant of things, in this case the heavy rains of April, can bring about very enjoyable things indeed – in this case, an abundance of flowers in May. Yes, it is proven that flowers can cheer people up. Think about driving home to see beautiful flowers blooming in your gardens or in a planter on your porch. You can’t help but smile and even relax for a minute.

May is the perfect month to start planting. Find a special pot, or dig up a nice spot to plant some beautiful annual flowers. Look for a more permanent place in your yard to plant some perennial plants. Then watch them grow and enjoy the good cheer they bring you and your neighbors.