Tropical Gardening: Mid-march is steeped in history and superstition

Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise Showy amaryllis brighten spring days in colors from white to rose, orange and red. They are easy to grow and may flower several times a year.

For some superstitious folks, “Beware The Ides Of March,” a quote from Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar,’ brings a sense of foreboding. Searching history, you can find yourself going down the rabbit hole seeking where it all started.