Posts tagged "Spring-Planted Bulbs"
3 x 3 Garden #2: The Apricot Shade Trio

3 x 3 Garden #2: The Apricot Shade Trio

Just as I promised, the second garden in my 3X3 Garden Series is specially suited for all of you shade-dwellers! The wonderful warm color of apricot is one of my personal favorites in the garden as it catches the eye without over-powering everything else. While bright splashes of colors such as yellow and pink can...
3 x 3 Garden #1: The Sultry Sun Trio

3 x 3 Garden #1: The Sultry Sun Trio

Welcome to the first post in my 3X3 Garden Series! Those of you with lots-o-sun and an eye for color are going to LOVE this combination! For my first “3×3 Garden”, I’ve chosen three plants that are sure to “light up” your garden spot or container. This trio consists of canna and calla lilies. These...
The 3x3 Garden Series (and no, I'm not talking dimensions...)

The 3×3 Garden Series (and no, I’m not talking dimensions…)

With the New Year upon us, I’ve been thinking it’s time for a fresh, new idea for the Bulb Blog. Sure, there are a million and one gardening topics I could cover (and still intend to continue doing) but I like to keep things interesting, both for you as my readers and for myself as...
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...
Bulbs that can be Planted in the Spring

Bulbs that can be Planted in the Spring

Did I Miss My Chance to Plant Bulbs? I’ve gotten several questions regarding tulips and daffodils from novice gardeners, wondering if they’re “too late” to plant these bulbs. My answer to these good-intentioned diggers in the dirt is yes. Unfortunately, these fall-planted bulbs need to be planted at the proper time in order to bloom...