Bulb post

Spring Bulbs Chase the Winter Doldrums

Just because fall is behind us (almost) and spring is far, far ahead doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fresh blooming flowers. Forcing bulbs became popular in the 1800s and is still a great way to brighten up the winter months.


Planting for fall

Yes, I know it is still summer and yes, I know it is very hot out there. But now is the time to be thinking about planting your fall bulbs for spring color. By fall bulbs, I mean tulips, daffodils, crocus, allium and muscari (grape hyacinths).  I have been looking through catalogs and I have […]

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Flowers for Winter

Winter is quickly approaching, and, according to weather forecasts, it’s going to be another brutal winter. Start planning now to stave off the winter blues by adding colorful plants around your home. One way you can do this is by forcing bulbs. The two easiest bulbs to grow indoors are paperwhites and amaryllis because they […]