Posts tagged gladioli

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.

January 5, 2012

 

bulb

Underground Storage

Each fall we plant our bulbs for spring bloom...

October 28, 2010

 

tender tropicals-cropped

Tender Tropicals

All tropical plants must be kept from freezing and stored in a state of dormancy. Lack of warmth inhibits growth, which is why cool temperatures are best.

October 8, 2009

 

A pond surrounded by a Japanese garden elaborately textured with various plants, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Layering Plants And Adding Texture To A Landscape

Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.

August 6, 2004

 

pink and red gladiolus flower

Gladiolus

The name "gladiolus," is from a Latin word meaning "little sword" because of the shape of the plant's leaves.

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