Leslie says March 3, 2015 at 2:46 AM The Germans’ take on flowers in spring takes my breath away. In the US, we separate flowers and grass—we have big lawns of grass, then a border like bricks and flower beds behind them. There seems to be a strict divison between lawn and flowers. Living here in Germany, there are tulips and crocuses growing right out of the lawn. The entire lawn becomes a beautiful spring garden of flowers. These flowers only open when it is sunny so somedays you will walk out to beautiful fields of flowers and other days, the lawn is all green. I want to take this home with me to America if I ever relocate to my homeland. This is the altar right in my ownn neighborhood.