Posts tagged bulbs

March 13, 2014

 

celandine

Spring Yellow: ‘Tis The Little Celandine

I think more poetry has been written about spring than any other season.

October 24, 2013

 

blue scilla

Blue

I am planting more of the tiny blue scilla bulbs this year...

August 29, 2013

 

Ismene

Ismene

Sometimes Ismene is called the Peruvian daffodil because of its shape.

August 22, 2013

 

peacock orchid.

Tropical Summer Bulbs Are Worth The Effort

Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.

April 11, 2013

 

bluebell drifts

Drifts Of Color

Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?

February 21, 2013

 

camassia leichtlinii

Camassia Will Tolerate Poorly Drained Sites

Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.

February 7, 2013

 

snowdrops

Spring’s First Steps

“Spring comes to a garden with tentative indecisive steps. A foot is advanced and then withdrawn.” - Louise Beebe Wilder

March 8, 2012

 

crocus

Earliest Spring Crocus

The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...

March 1, 2012

 

daffodils

March Flowers

In much of the Northern Hemisphere, March is the month where every garden worthy of the name, does have some daffodils in bloom.

July 21, 2011

 

Uses For Lilies

Different varieties of lily bulbs can be planted to provide a succession of flowers from June through August in well-drained, sunny areas of a garden.

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