Monthly archive July, 2011
Eager to Grow

Eager to Grow

No matter how hard I try, my best-laid plans for planting new items in my garden each spring don’t always come to fruition. This year was no exception. This past weekend, as I was “tidying up” the yard after weeding the garden, I stumbled upon an elephant ear which never got planted when I brought...
Dreaming of...FALL???

Dreaming of…FALL???

Yes, I know it sounds odd. Who fantasizes about the day the weather turns cold and the leaves begin to fall from the trees? While I am in love with the warm weather, sunshine on my face, and a refreshing glass of lemonade, I am also a true believer that the change of seasons is...
Garden Makeover: Bridget Edition

Garden Makeover: Bridget Edition

As some of my regular readers have noticed, the Bulb Blog recently got a face-lift! My graphic designer has put in lots of long hours to give this site a new look and I am so proud of the new design. I’m hoping you’ll find it pleasant to read and a little more user-friendly. (As...
Spinach Tomato Tortellini

Spinach Tomato Tortellini

The Fruits of My Labor Over the last 6 months, I’ve been receiving recipes via my email box from various sources, trying to inspire myself to cook more. For a while I’d just read the subject line and think about how great it would be to make meals like that and then head home to...
Returning Tulips

Returning Tulips

What Happened to My Tulips? “Last year my tulips were just beautiful and had countless blooms…this year I can count how many I have on both hands. What happened?” I have heard countless comments similar to the one above from fellow gardeners. And rightly so! Everyone knows tulips are supposed to be one of the...