Indoor Gardening

Forcing Hyacinths For Indoor Blooms in 8 Simple Steps

By | September 30, 2014
Mixed Hyacinths
Mixed Hyacinths

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Most fall-planted bulbs (such as tulips, daffodils, and hyacinth) require a “chilling period” in order for them to bloom and grow correctly. In climates where the winter temperatures remain cold enough for an adequate period of time (zones 2 through 7), this “chilling period” is provided naturally when bulbs are planted outdoors. However, if planting outdoors is not an option…Read More

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Bringing Life Indoors

By | February 10, 2012
Succulents
Succulents

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Despite the lack of a snowy (or even cold) winter we’ve been experiencing this year, the “cold and flu” season has not been a stranger. Since I was unfortunately plagued with one of these lovely head colds this week, the fourth 3×3 Garden is going to have to wait. However, lucky for you, this means a post by a guest…Read More

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Forcing Flower Bulbs – Part Two

By | December 30, 2010

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Part II: Starting the Forcing Process Ok. So you’ve decided to try your hand at forcing some flower bulbs (or your lack of time to plant the fall bulbs you purchased has decided it for you). Let’s start the process! First off, you will want to decided HOW and WHERE you want to chill your bulbs. This will be largely…Read More

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Forcing Flower Bulbs

By | December 23, 2010
Tete a Tete Daffodils
Tete a Tete Daffodils

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Part I: What is Forcing??? We’ve all been there: for one reason or another you didn’t get to planting your spring-blooming bulbs this fall. Maybe you live in an apartment or condo where you have no yard, maybe the weather turned colder faster than you expected, or maybe you just plain didn’t get to it. Whatever the reason may be,…Read More

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Planting Tuberous Begonias

By | February 12, 2010

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Brilliant Begonias! The next type of spring-planted bulbs we’re going to focus on is the Tuberous Begonia. Known for their wonderful ability to grow in the shade, small habit and lush green foliage, these tubers make great addition to shady gardens and borders. In this article, we’ll review the advantages of using these beauties in your garden, as well as…Read More

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Potted Bulbs Finished Blooming…Now What?

By | January 30, 2009

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Bulbs in Pots: A “One Hit Wonder” or A Lasting Treasure? I’ve received lots of inquiries lately regarding bulbs planted in pots. We’ve all seen it: the gorgeous pots of hyacinth, tulips, and daffodils in full bloom sold at the local supermarket or floral shoppe. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably purchased one (or at least thought about it)…Read More

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Learn How to Indoor Force Begonias!

By | January 15, 2009

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Tired of Winter? Start Spring Early with Indoor Forcing! So the cookies have all been eaten, the Christmas tree is at the curb, and the stockings are no longer hung. Yet even though the holidays are over, the winter “duldrums” are plentiful: you’re still zipping up your bulky coat before leaving the house, you barely make it home before the…Read More

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