Posts tagged "tulip bulbs"
Guide to Using Tulip Bulbs as Wedding Favors

Guide to Using Tulip Bulbs as Wedding Favors

Congratulations! The big day it’s coming up soon, and we haven’t even congratulated you yet! If you have come to this post about using tulip bulbs as wedding favors you may be either recently engaged, the mother of a future bride or groom, a matron of honor or a wedding planner. Therefore a congratulations on...
Tulip Series: Kaufmanniana and Greigii Tulips

Tulip Series: Kaufmanniana and Greigii Tulips

Profile: Bloomtime: Early Spring Height: 6 – 16” Petal Shape/Habit: Somewhat pointed, often flaired Planting Depth: 6 – 8” below soil surface Planting Spacing: 4 – 6” or in bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each Light Requirements: Full Sun for best blooms Hardy in Zones: 3 – 8 The short habit of Kaufmanniana and...
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...
Who Knew?

Who Knew?

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.”by Robert Burns This quote couldn’t be more fitting for me today. Some of you may remember the post I wrote back at the end of September entitled “To Bouquet or not to Bouquet” in which I described two different methods of planting. In this...
Returning Tulips

Returning Tulips

What Happened to My Tulips? “Last year my tulips were just beautiful and had countless blooms…this year I can count how many I have on both hands. What happened?” I have heard countless comments similar to the one above from fellow gardeners. And rightly so! Everyone knows tulips are supposed to be one of the...
Photographing with Flowers

Photographing with Flowers

HEY! That’s MY yard! My husband and I are relatively new in our neighborhood and have not yet had a chance to get acquainted with our neighbors. When we first moved into our house at the end of last fall, the landscape was quite stark, like a blank canvas just waiting for the artist’s touch....