Posts tagged "spring blooming bulbs"
5 Considerations for Bearded Iris: New and Existing Planting Areas

5 Considerations for Bearded Iris: New and Existing Planting Areas

Bearded Iris in all the colors of the rainbow! I have always had a love hate relationship with bearded iris. As I get older, I find myself enjoying the array of colors bearded iris offer in the late spring garden more and more. Growing up, there was always a random grouping of bearded iris planted...
2013 Dream Spring Garden Pin it to Win It Contest!

2013 Dream Spring Garden Pin it to Win It Contest!

If you’re like 25 million + internet users, you’ve already discovered it. And it’s horribly addicting. It’s Pinterest. Identifying itself as a “tool for collecting and organizing things you love”, Pinterest has become just that and more. Through allowing and encouraging users to create “pinboards” of different topics (ranging from home decor to inspirational sayings...
Growing Bulbs in Outdoor Containers

Growing Bulbs in Outdoor Containers

So you love tulips, daffodils, hyacinth…the list goes on. But maybe you live in a condo or apartment with only a balcony and no “yard” per say. Or perhaps you’re so in love with these spring blooming bulbs that you not only want them in your garden beds, but also in pots on either side...
Plant your Perennials...this Fall!

Plant your Perennials…this Fall!

If you’re like most people, you probably assume that the best time to plant is in the spring. While spring is definitely a good time to put most plants in the ground, it is not the only time to do it. Fall is not only an excellent time for planting trees and shrubs, but also...
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...
Stunted Tulips???

Stunted Tulips???

Spring has arrived…we think. It sure is hard to know these days, isn’t it? Here in the Midwest, we’ve experienced temperatures as low as 3 degrees F and as high as 80, all within the last month! One of the most frequently asked questions I’ve received lately has to do with the growth habits of...
Spring Bulbs and Fall Bulbs in the Same Garden

Spring Bulbs and Fall Bulbs in the Same Garden

This ‘F.M. Joyner’ Caladium is a great spring planted bulb for a garden which gets large amounts of shade in the summer.  Spring or Fall Bulbs: Who Says You Have to Choose? “I had planted fall bulbs in a small garden area and now I am wondering if I am able to plant Spring bulbs...