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March 27, 2014

 

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Authors Unknown, Rhymes Of Spring

Here are some anonymous rhymes celebrating and beckoning vernal season.

February 21, 2013

 

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Camassia Will Tolerate Poorly Drained Sites

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

January 5, 2012

 

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Underground Storage

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

April 21, 2011

 

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Hollow Stems: Preparing Them For Arrangement

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

November 11, 2010

 

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Future Flowers: Plant Bulbs Now For Spring Enjoyment

I am now digging big wide round holes and placing lots of bulbs of different sizes and bloom times all together at differing depths.

May 13, 2010

 

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Death of A Flower

Most of us prefer tulips in a vase when they are closed or just partly open, rather than splayed outwards, wide open, just before the petals fall.

May 6, 2010

 

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Reviving a Tulip

Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.

September 10, 2009

 

Hanging bleeding hearts.

Wicked Plants

Amy Stewart has written a fascinating book called Wicked Plants.

December 25, 2008

 

A flower painting, titled "Spring"

Dutch Flower Paintings

The Dutch flower paintings of the 17th Century reflected beauty, over scientific accuracy. Learn more about the Dutch, flower painting business...

October 2, 2008

 

A field of orange, wildflower tulips.

Flowering Stars

When perusing for spring bulbs this fall, consider choosing flowers that are star shaped.

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