Posts tagged "cannas"
Bulb Bargain: The President Canna

Bulb Bargain: The President Canna

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...
3 x 3 Garden #1: The Sultry Sun Trio

3 x 3 Garden #1: The Sultry Sun Trio

Welcome to the first post in my 3X3 Garden Series! Those of you with lots-o-sun and an eye for color are going to LOVE this combination! For my first “3×3 Garden”, I’ve chosen three plants that are sure to “light up” your garden spot or container. This trio consists of canna and calla lilies. These...
Overwintering Non-Hardy Bulbs

Overwintering Non-Hardy Bulbs

I’ll admit it: up until a few years ago, I didn’t mess around with bulbs that weren’t hardy in my area. I only grew those plants which I knew would reliably return year after year and if I did grow anything that wouldn’t survive the winter, well, I grew it as an annual and just...
When to Plant Flower Bulbs

When to Plant Flower Bulbs

What’s all this about Spring Planted Bulbs??? When you think of “flower bulbs” what comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you immediate picture fields of tulips and daffodils, or maybe groupings of hyacinth. While this idea of bulbs is definitely a correct one, it is also somewhat limited. Did you realize that there...