Right now is the perfect time to start planning your garden. While we anxiously wait for the growing season to begin, we can all sit down with a garden catalog (or two) and pick out what we’d like to grow. I find the process of mapping out everything really exciting. You can begin to envision […]
When you think of an amaryllis flower, the first image that comes to mind may be the classic ‘Red Lion’ bloom. This flower is usually sold as part of a popular holiday gift kit. It’s popularity stems from the fact that this bulb is very easy to grow and will definitely add that burst of […]
Daffodils are one of my favorite spring blooming flowers. They fill your garden with a golden glow, and are very easy to grow. Also known as narcissus, daffodils have a bevy of landscaping benefits. There are many different varieties to choose from. They are inexpensive, multiply over time, and are cold tolerant. That’s only a […]
I am excited to share that The National Garden Bureau has chosen the allium as the bulb of the year! They pick one annual, one perennial, one bulb crop and one edible to be celebrated and featured annually. The selection is based upon versatility, adaptability, growing ability and popularity. The allium is an easy-to-grow ornamental […]
As a gardener, I often notice myself looking for ways to continue growing and enjoying beautiful blooms deep into the winter months. The perfect way to do this is by forcing bulbs indoors. Forcing bulbs is basically when you trick the bulb into flowering by giving it an environment that imitates conditions that naturally occur […]
Tulips are also one of the easiest flowers to grow in your garden. Plant the bulb in fall and leave it alone to find great flowers in the spring. This guide gives you a few easy things you can do to help improve the quality of your flowers without too much additional effort.