Posts tagged "dahlias"
How to Grow the Big and Bold Dahlia Blooms!

How to Grow the Big and Bold Dahlia Blooms!

The dahlia is one of the most popular summer blooming flower bulbs! New gardeners will love the bright colors, and ease of growing, as well as the large assortment of colors and bloom shapes to choose from. Experienced gardeners enjoy growing dahlias for the challenge of growing the biggest blooms possible, overwintering the dahlia tubers, and...
Caught in a Dahlia Daydream - Planting Dahlias

Caught in a Dahlia Daydream – Planting Dahlias

Known for its vibrant colors and tightly-packed (often large) flower heads, the Dahlia is truly a wonder to behold in the summer garden. In this article, we’ll review the advantages of using these beauties in your garden, as well as different planting techniques and tips for growing them. Classification Dahlias come in a wide range...
Bulb Bargain: Complete Summer Garden Kit

Bulb Bargain: Complete Summer Garden Kit

The spring planting season is in full swing! Therefore, I am continuing to feature one of my favorite spring planted items (bulbs, perennials, fruits or veggies) each week. This garden selection will then become Holland Bulb Farm’s Bulb Bargain for that one day ONLY. They’ll also be featuring a unique shipping deal each week with the bargain...
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...
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...
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...
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...