Posts tagged "Bearded Iris"
Bulb Bargain: Russell Hybrid Lupine Mix

Bulb Bargain: Russell Hybrid Lupine Mix

Believe it or not, the spring planting season is just around the corner (this is definitely harder for some of us to believe than others!). In order to help turn all of our thoughts ahead to the days when the snow will disappear and the ground will thaw — yes, it WILL happen! — I...
Bearded Iris: A Timeless Jewel

Bearded Iris: A Timeless Jewel

Believe it or not, August has arrived. And as true as it is that there could still be some good summer weeks left in the weather (depending on where you’re located), some gardeners thoughts have started turning in more of a fall direction. I stopped by Holland Bulb Farms yesterday and could hardly believe it...
Spectacular Garden Photos - Part II

Spectacular Garden Photos – Part II

I hope you enjoyed the photos I shared with you the other day! As promised, here are the winning images from May and June! May First Place Winner – Shanaz from Port St. Lucie, Florida Shanaz says, “I bought this Amaryllis for my mom 2 years ago and after the bloom dropped I planted it...
Spectacular Garden Photos - Part I

Spectacular Garden Photos – Part I

Well, the end of the year is upon us. Hard to believe…where did 2012 go? One of the most exciting things we (Holland Bulb Farms partnered with myself) did this year was the monthly facebook-based Photo Contest! We received so many WONDERFUL entries — it made me thankful that it was not up to me...
Fall Bulbs for Warmer Climates

Fall Bulbs for Warmer Climates

As we all know, there are pluses and minuses to the weather wherever you live. If you’re located in the upper Midwest like me, you may complain the winter’s too long. If you live in southern Texas, you may miss seeing snow at Christmastime. The same is true when it comes to gardening benefits in...
Beautiful Beardeds

Beautiful Beardeds

July is kind of a funny time in the “bulb world”. It’s really too late to plant summer blooming bulbs and it’s much too early to plant spring blooming ones. Therefore, there’s not much going on in the way of planting. Hopefully by now, you are enjoying the progress of the bulbs you planted this...
Seth Denny's Little Piece of Paradise

Seth Denny’s Little Piece of Paradise

Some of you may remember back in July when Holland Bulb Farms brought back their oh-so popular “Trivia Month” on their facebook page. One of the trivia questions centered around my blog article “Garden Makeover: Bridget Edition” and promised the winner a blog post featuring THEIR garden! The lucky winner was Seth Denny, 24-year old...
Irresistable Iris

Irresistable Iris

I have to admit, I find the month of August extremely enjoyable for two opposite reasons: on the one hand, I love the summer and the beautiful weather August can typically bring, but on the other, I love the fact that autumn is not fall off. As long as the winter can get here in...
Bearded Iris and Dutch Iris

Bearded Iris and Dutch Iris

Iris: The Apple of my Gardening Eye An old-time favorite but still a very frequently used perennial, the Iris is truly timeless. Whether it be a the romantic, frilly Beardeds or the more modern, chic Dutch Iris, both add elements to the garden which are unmatched among other perennials. August is often referred to as...