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Posts tagged gladioli

August 22, 2013

 

Gladiolus Callianthus, otherwise known as the 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

 

Hyacinth flower bulbs.

Underground Storage

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

October 28, 2010

 

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

 

Gardens such as this Japanese garden are given layers through the strategic use of color and texture.

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

 

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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