Posts tagged "Cut Flowers"
Tulip Series: Darwin Hybrid Tulips

Tulip Series: Darwin Hybrid Tulips

Profile: Bloomtime: Mid Spring Height: 18 – 30″ Petal Shape/Habit: Large, pyramid-shaped before fully open Planting Depth: 6 – 8” below soil surface Planting Spacing: 4 – 6” or in bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each Light Requirements: Full Sun for best blooms Hardy in Zones: 3 – 7 Perhaps the most desired and...
Spectacular Garden Photos - Part III

Spectacular Garden Photos – Part III

We had even more brilliant entries in the months of July and August when things really started blooming: July First Place Winner – Christie from Royston, Georgia Christie says, “This is one of the blooms from the Holland Bulb Grab Bag offer last April. My garden surely is pretty this summer!” And many of our...
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...
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...
Cutflowers from Bulbs

Cutflowers from Bulbs

Plan your Spring Blooming Bulb Garden for Cutflowers! So the weather is starting to get warmer and we are all ready for the summer months that are in the not-too-distant future, right? And I realize that fall may be the last thing you want to think about. However, in order to have a beautiful spring...
The Bachelor's Guide to Valentine's Flowers

The Bachelor’s Guide to Valentine’s Flowers

How to Find the Perfect Flower for the Perfect Lady “Think staying power when choosing flowers,” advises Sally Ferguson, the director of the Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Center.  “For long-lasting flowers, choose tight buds just beginning to open.  Fully-open flowers are short-hitters,” says Ferguson whose website, bulb.com, offers these and other cut flower tips. More...