Posts tagged spring

March 1, 2012

 

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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.

January 5, 2012

 

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Underground Storage

Each fall we plant our bulbs for spring 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.

May 26, 2011

 

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Groundcover Phlox

Low-growing phloxes have a cool color palette made up of lavenders, purples, pinks and whites.

May 12, 2011

 

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Conditioning Stems: Preparing Cut Flowers For The Vase

Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.

May 5, 2011

 

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Cornell’s Combinations: Camouflaging Spring Bulb Foliage

Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.

April 21, 2011

 

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Hollow Stems: Preparing Them For Arrangement

Flowers from bulbs are easy to arrange informally in a vase.

April 14, 2011

 

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Container Preparations: New, Rich Soil And Good Drainage Holes

Growing plants in containers is an alternative for those who have no garden space.

April 7, 2011

 

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Pre-Bloom Time: Anticipating Those First Signs Of Spring

Each of us has our own personal method by which we confirm the onset of spring. For me it is when my ground-hugging yellow aconites bloom.

March 24, 2011

 

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Host Plants For Butterflies

Different species of caterpillars have specific plants or plant families they need for their food.

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