Category Archives: Spring Bulbs

The Lone Tulip

Tulips are such a wonderful spring flower. I will plant groupings of 7 or more in the fall and then they give a fabulous display the following spring, and that is about it. If I am lucky, they may last … Continue reading

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Magical Muscari

Muscari, also commonly known as blue grape hyacinths, are a magical spring bloom.  The one above is Ocean Magic. Many gardeners are not so fond of them, as they are often known as an invasive flower.   Truth is, one variety of … Continue reading

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Days of Grace

Graceful Tahiti Daffodils A multi bloom Tazetta Daffodil. This is Avalanche. It has proven to be a good forcer and it has grown well planted in the garden. It is also fragrant. I often plant bulbs after they have been … Continue reading

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Spring 2020

I have no reason to not update this website. No work, warmer weather, just an overload of time on my hands. Time I didn’t want. Not sick and I don’t know anyone who is sick, so I am certainly grateful … Continue reading

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Here We Grow Again.

Finally, it is spring.  The growing has started and it is so exciting to see all the new growth.  The early flowering has been just superb.  I heard that due to our cooler month of March, the flowering trees held … Continue reading

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The Real April Fool

Well, that would be me!   I thought I might get in a few days of joyful gardening during spring break.  The daffodils are emerging among the new green of the daylilies. My favorite hyacinths are showing their buds. A lone … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

  In order to look forward, we need to look back first.  Spring is by far my favorite time of the gardening year.  Love the daffodils, tulips, and other spring blooming bulbs that magically appear with warmer days.  Although, it … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring came and seems to be running away.  We have days that seem like summer and then days like today, rainy with a chance of frost in the morning.  I have held off planting a few new perennials that I … Continue reading

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Solar Spring

So the local weatherman reports that today is the start of Solar Spring, and I do like to hear that.   Starting February 5th, there is a more rapid increase in daylight hours in the northern hemisphere.  Things are starting to turn around and … Continue reading

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Persuading Bulbs

Every fall I pot up a variety of bulbs and then gently persuade them to bloom during the winter months.  Nothing is more uplifting than to have daffodils, and hyacinths blooming in your home, while it is snowing outside. Persuading … Continue reading

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