Posts tagged "elephant ear"
Bulb Bargain: Elephant Ears

Bulb Bargain: Elephant Ears

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...
Eager to Grow

Eager to Grow

No matter how hard I try, my best-laid plans for planting new items in my garden each spring don’t always come to fruition. This year was no exception. This past weekend, as I was “tidying up” the yard after weeding the garden, I stumbled upon an elephant ear which never got planted when I brought...
Which End of a Bulb should be Planted Up?

Which End of a Bulb should be Planted Up?

Which End is Up? One of the most popular questions asked by beginners to bulb gardening is, “How do I know which end of the bulb to plant up?”  While the answer to this question can vary based on the type of bulb, generally speaking, the pointed end of the bulb should be planted up...