Monthly archive February, 2012
Cooking Up a Storm!

Cooking Up a Storm!

So a huge THANK YOU to everyone who submitted recipes in this year’s Homegrown Recipe Contest! We received so many great entries and we here at the Bulb Blog and Holland Bulb Farms have been working frantically around the clock (ok, so maybe not quite the much…) in our kitchens to create as many of...
Salad with a Twist...Watermelon Style!

Salad with a Twist…Watermelon Style!

Here at the Bulb Blog and Holland Bulb Farms, we busy re-creating all of the wonderful entries we received from the 2012 Homegrown Recipe Contest. Even though the contest officially ended last Friday, I thought I’d share with you one of the entries we’ve found recently to be truly delightful! This unique salad recipe comes...
3x3 Garden #4: The Vibrant Sun Perennial Trio

3×3 Garden #4: The Vibrant Sun Perennial Trio

If you’re anything like me, the thought of digging up a bulb during the fall months and keeping it somewhere safe until spring is a bit daunting. Will I do it? Yes, but it doesn’t particularly top my list of fave “to-do’s”. So for this week’s 3 x 3 Garden Trio, I decided to focus...
Bringing Life Indoors

Bringing Life Indoors

Despite the lack of a snowy (or even cold) winter we’ve been experiencing this year, the “cold and flu” season has not been a stranger. Since I was unfortunately plagued with one of these lovely head colds this week, the fourth 3×3 Garden is going to have to wait. However, lucky for you, this means...
3 X 3 Garden #3: The Purple Passion Trio

3 X 3 Garden #3: The Purple Passion Trio

So last week I mentioned that I was looking forward to this particular “3×3 Garden” as it contains two of my most favorite things in the summer garden: dahlias and the color purple! So if you’re like me and have a “passion for purple”, then this combination might be just what you and your partial...
Help! My bulbs are coming up and I can't make them stop!

Help! My bulbs are coming up and I can’t make them stop!

Is this a phrase you’ve screamed while looking out at your garden this winter? (And I use the term “winter” loosely…) Whether it be a result of La Nina as some meteorologists are saying or just a whacky winter, the warm temperatures are receiving mixed reviews. Some of us are missing the fresh white blanket...