Wondering how many bulbs to buy to fill a certain area? Use these bulb calculations. Read Article
We love Abyssinian gladiolus (Acidanthera muriale) for its delicate, fragrant white flowers that appear from midsummer to autumn. Read Article
Question: Can I plant annuals on top of tulips? When their foliage dies I have a big gap in my garden.
Last week I told you about my tendency to stray from my shopping list while at the garden center. Thanks for all your comments; I’m glad to know I’m in good company with my mish-mash garden. I’m in the midst … Read Article
It is the ‘Professor Einstein’ daffodil, and I’m calling this a truly genius bulb for one reason alone— Read Article
We love lady tulips (Tulipa clusiana cvs.) because it’s a good naturalizing tulip that can be counted on to come back for more than one year. And for its pretty spring blooms, of course! Read Article
It’s that time of winter where gardeners everywhere are enjoying bulbs they’ve forced- or they are forcing some right now. We all need to see a little green that isn’t Poinsettia related to remind us that spring will come.
Late November is the time to pot up paperwhite bulbs if you want them to bloom in time for the holidays. Here’s the best method, plus how to keep their stems shorter so they won’t flop over. Read Article
I really enjoy my two main fall gardening projects: planting bulbs and gathering leaves. When I’m planting bulbs, I picture the return of spring. Raking leaves gives me the chance to get some exercise and let my mind go blank. … Read Article
Here are general measurements for how deep to plant common bulbs. Read Article
Question: Every time I plant tulips, they seem to come up only one or two years, then they disappear. Do you have any advice for getting tulips to come back year after year after year, like my daffodils and crocus … Read Article