When is the best time to plant Summer Blooming Bulbs?

By | February 26, 2020

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Before we can answer the question of “When is the best time to plant summer-blooming bulbs?” We must determine what summer-blooming bulbs are! Online retailers like Holland Bulb Farms and Tulip World sell a variety of bulbs, perennials, fruit and vegetable plants for planting in spring. Typically out of their assortment we consider “Summer-Blooming Bulbs” to be bulbs like dahlias,…Read More

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Exciting Elephant Ears

By | February 11, 2020
Diamond Head Elephant Ear
Diamond Head Elephant Ear

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The first plant I ever rescued from the brink of death was an elephant ear. During the summer of 2006, I was getting ready to move into my first apartment. Prior to moving out, I bought an elephant ear plant on 75% off clearance at the garden center where I worked. I didn’t want to plant it before I moved…Read More

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How to Grow the Big and Bold Dahlia Blooms!

By | February 4, 2020
Thomas Edison Dahlia
Thomas Edison Dahlia

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The dahlia is one of the most popular summer-blooming flower bulbs! New gardeners will love the bright colors, and ease of growing, as well as the large assortment of colors and bloom shapes to choose from. Experienced gardeners enjoy growing dahlias for the challenge of growing the biggest blooms possible, overwintering the dahlia tubers, and mixing them in with their perennial…Read More

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5 Companion Planting Ideas for Begonias

By | January 30, 2020
Twilight and Light Collection
Twilight and Light Collection

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Begonias are well known flowering plants for hanging baskets, planters and garden beds. These bold flowering bulbs brighten shaded garden areas and add loads of colors to patio planters. While begonias alone in a planter or bed make a statement, combining begonias with other garden plants adds additional interest to shade gardens. If you are looking for garden ideas for…Read More

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Complete Guide to Growing Begonia Tubers

By | January 29, 2020
Red Begonias
Red Begonias

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Beautiful Shade Loving Blooms for your Beds, Baskets, and Containers! With over 350 species of begonias in existence, these shade-loving beauties are easily one of my favorite summer-blooming bulbs! My mostly shaded property has allowed me to experiment with the various begonia varieties, which I have grown increasingly fond of over time. At the garden centers where I worked in…Read More

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The Beginner’s Guide to Gardening with Lilies

By | January 23, 2020
Mixed Lilies
Mixed Lilies

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True Lilies Lily is a broad term to describe a slew of various bulbs and perennials. In spring and summer gardeners’ plant: calla lilies, canna lilies, lily of the valley, daylilies, mountain lilies, pineapple lilies and of course the true lilies. What I mean by “true lilies” are Oriental Lilies, Asiatic Lilies, Tiger Lilies, Orienpet Lilies, Trumpet Lilies and species…Read More

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Amaryllis After Bloom Care Tips

By | January 9, 2020
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Amaryllis

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Your friend got you a lovely amaryllis bulb this holiday season and you have enjoyed the blooms. What’s next for this amaryllis bulb? The aftercare of your amaryllis all depends on the type of amaryllis as well as your motivation for blooms the next year. Amaryllis bulbs will typically put on 1-3 sets of flowers. You will know that your…Read More

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