Posts tagged "spring garden"
What ARE those in my neighbor's garden???

What ARE those in my neighbor’s garden???

Have you ever walked or driven past a garden, spotted a magnificent plant or flower and wondered, “What ARE those???” I’ve been asked this question many times over the past few weeks while working in my front yard and have also gotten quite a few inquiries from readers regarding the “big purple balls” on tall...
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...
Bearded Iris: A Timeless Jewel

Bearded Iris: A Timeless Jewel

Believe it or not, August has arrived. And as true as it is that there could still be some good summer weeks left in the weather (depending on where you’re located), some gardeners thoughts have started turning in more of a fall direction. I stopped by Holland Bulb Farms yesterday and could hardly believe it...
Marinated Cheese

Marinated Cheese

Well, the 2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest is in full swing and I am LOVING the entries so far! From soups to breads to relishes, we’re seeing it all and are once again blown away by the talent of my readers and the customers of Holland Bulb Farms. The first recipe I’d like to share with...
Spectacular Garden Photos - Part IV

Spectacular Garden Photos – Part IV

Happy New Year’s Eve to all of my readers! Sure is hard to believe that we’re almost saying “goodbye” to 2012 and “hello” to 2013! I thought it would be a great way to finish off the year by sharing our last (6) winning photos with all of you. So without further ado… September First...
Spectacular Garden Photos - Part I

Spectacular Garden Photos – Part I

Well, the end of the year is upon us. Hard to believe…where did 2012 go? One of the most exciting things we (Holland Bulb Farms partnered with myself) did this year was the monthly facebook-based Photo Contest! We received so many WONDERFUL entries — it made me thankful that it was not up to me...
Color, Color, and MORE Color!

Color, Color, and MORE Color!

Are you passionate about purple? Gung-ho for green? Whimsical about white? Have you ever considered planting a monochromatic garden? This fall could be the season to try it! Creating a monochromatic garden (that is, one of all the same bloom color) can make quite an impact. Keeping a color consistent throughout your garden can be...
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...