Category Archives: Bulbs

DREAMING OF SPRING: MY FAVORITE BULBS AND BLOOMS

March 10, 2019

Dreaming of Spring: My Favourite Bulbs and Blooms

If you live in the Northeast in the United States like I do, you are dreaming of spring, as winter seems to get longer every year, and this year is without exception. Even those of you in the warmer climates like Tucson, Arizona or the Pacific Northwest have experienced a cold and even snowy winter. So, let’s have some happy, warm thoughts about spring and summer, starting with some of my favori...

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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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