Category Archives: Bulbs

THE SUBLIME WORLD OF DAHLIAS

August 26, 2018

The Sublime World of Dahlias

Here in the Northeast, Dahlias are coming into season, so, I thought it would be great time to share some interesting facts about the sublime world of dahlias. The dahlia flowers and tubers are edible, but I recommend growing them for their beauty instead. Common Name | Dahlia Botanical Name | Dahlia Family | Asteraceae Type | Tuberous perennial

Origin | Central America Zone | I...

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PLANTING IN THE SNOWFALL: PAPERWHITE BULBS

January 07, 2018

Planting In The Snowfall: Paperwhite Bulbs

In the Northeast, there is a blanket of white covering the ground and snow falling all around. I’m planting in the snowfall, though not in my garden, but in my studio. The forced Paperwhite bulbs I purchased in December and have kept in a paper bag for over a month now have given me something to look forward to during the cold months of January and February. As I open the bag and peek in, I’m ...

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