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Planting Oriental and Asiatic Lilies

By | February 13, 2015
Stargazer Oriental Lilies
Stargazer Oriental Lilies

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Perhaps one of the most well-known bulbs and one of the world’s best cutflowers, both Oriental and Asiatic Lilies are known for their spectacular color displays as well as their often intense, sweet fragrance. In this article, we’ll review the advantages of using these beauties in your garden, as well as different planting techniques and tips for growing them. Classification…Read More

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Tulip Series: Novelty Tulips

By | November 10, 2014
Spring Green Tulip
Spring Green Tulip

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Fringed Tulips Profile: Bloomtime: Mid Spring Height: 14 – 20″ Petal Shape/Habit: Somewhat smaller than typical, frayed edges 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 first of the novelty tulips are…Read More

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Tulip Series: Darwin Hybrid Tulips

By | October 24, 2014
Mixed Darwin Hybrid Tulips
Mixed Darwin Hybrid Tulips

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Profile: Bloomtime: Mid Spring Height: 18 – 30″ Petal Shape/Habit: Large, pyramid-shaped before fully open 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 – 7 Perhaps the most desired and sought-after attribute of the Darwin…Read More

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Tulip Series: Fosteriana Tulips

By | October 21, 2014
Orange Fosteriana Tulip
Orange Fosteriana Tulip

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Profile: Bloomtime: Early Spring Height: 10 – 20″ Petal Shape/Habit: Large, cup-shaped 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 Best known for their immense blooms, Fosteriana Tulips are often called Emperor Tulips.…Read More

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Tulip Series: Kaufmanniana and Greigii Tulips

By | October 17, 2014
Greigii Tulips
Greigii Tulips

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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 Greigii tulips made them excellent…Read More

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Tulips Series: Single Early Tulips

By | October 15, 2014
Flair Single Tulip
Flair Single Tulip

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Profile: Bloomtime: Early Spring Height: 12 – 18” Petal Shape/Habit: Full, somewhat rounded petals 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 – 7 The earliest of the taller tulips to bloom, Single Early Tulips…Read More

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Tulip Series: Botanical or Species Tulips

By | October 10, 2014
Little Princess Tulips
Little Princess Tulips

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Tulip Profile: Bloomtime: Early Spring Height: 4 – 8” Petal Shape/Habit: Slightly pointed petals, smaller blooms than a standard tulip Planting Depth: 2 – 4” below soil surface Planting Spacing: 3 – 4” or in small bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each Light Requirements: Full Sun is best, but one of the only tulips which tolerates some shade Hardy…Read More

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Tulip Series: Double Early Tulips

By | October 8, 2014
Double Purple Tulip
Double Purple Tulip

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Profile: Bloomtime: Early Spring Height: 12 – 16” Petal Shape/Habit: Extremely full, curved with a somewhat wavy margin 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: 4 – 7 The Double Tulips are often referred to…Read More

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Welcome to our Tulip Series!

By | October 3, 2014
White Prince Single Early Tulip
White Prince Single Early Tulip

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The other week we posted about one the best-loved tulip varieties, the Triumph Tulips. We received such an overwhelming response to this post that we thought, why not continue the series and cover the other categories as well?! Therefore, over the next several weeks, we’ll be highlighting a different tulip category in each post, sequencing them according to bloomtime so…Read More

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

By | September 17, 2014
Allium
Allium

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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 green stalks they’ve spotted in…Read More

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